Vegetarian Bolognese Sauce



2 tbsp.

Liquid Gold Robust Extra Virgin Olive Oil


Onion, finely diced


Rib of celery, finely chopped


Large carrots, peeled and chopped


Cloves garlic, minced

1 6oz.

Can tomato paste

1 15 oz.

Can tomato sauce

2 14.5 oz.

Can diced tomato

2 tbsp.

Dried basil

1 tsp.

Dried oregano

¼ tsp.

Baking soda

2 cups

Red lentils, rinsed

2 cups



Salt & pepper to taste


Heat olive oil in a large skillet. Add onion, celery, and carrot.

Cook, stirring as needed, until softened, about 5-10 minutes.

Add garlic, and cook, stirring frequently, for 30 seconds.

Stir in tomato paste, and cook, stirring it in, for 1 minute.

Add tomato sauce, diced tomatoes with juice, basil, oregano, baking soda, and salt and pepper to taste.

Stir in lentils and water.

Simmer, stirring regularly, until lentils have softened, about 20-30 minutes.


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