Pasta makes you happy
May 2nd, 2018 | main dishes
Spaghetti Bolognese – that’s where it starts. Only in Germany this spicy tomato-vegetable sauce with minced meat is called like this. The Italian calls it “Ragú” and there are thousands and a recipe variant. In search of meatless recipes, we simply replaced the minced meat with lentils. And lo and behold? No Bolognese, no Ragú – but delicious!
This recipe can be wonderfully cooked in stock. Freeze it and you always have a quick meal at hand. Also for parties or children’s birthday parties it is excellent – just because you can freeze the leftovers. Our kids love it, back in the days when they were very little, just like today, when they are on the go to becoming adult.
Pasta makes you happy – even with lentils.
Spaghetti with lentil bolognese
And this is how the wife of the captain does it
I use Puy lentils for this dish, which are pleasantly nutty in flavor. In the uncooked state, they are marbled green-brown, but this loses itself during cooking. They are not as floury as other lentils and keep “al dente”, which fits particularly well in salads or just this sauce.
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