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Lentil Bolognese

Lentil Bolognese

This delicious lentil bolognese is vegan, gluten-free, and full of bold flavors.

On those days when you’re craving a cozy bowl of pasta alla bolognese This lentil bolognese recipe is for those who prefer to avoid meat. ♡

In our home, we make this lentil-obsessed child and my vegetarian husband a version of the bolognese. But I’m pretty sure that any meat-eaters in your own house will love it too!

Earthy lentils add a wonderful texture and earthy taste to the sauce. They also provide a generous amount of extra protein, which is something I really enjoy. And it’s hard to see, but there are a ton of finely-chopped mushrooms hiding in there too, which help to add that classically “meaty” umami flavor to the sauce along with the traditional carrots, onion and celery. When it comes to seasoning bolognese I like to add lots of herbs, garlic, crushed red pepper flake, and balsamic vinaigrette for a savory taste. And while traditional bolognese is usually finished with dairy milk, you’re welcome to sub in your favorite plain plant-based milk if you would like to make this…

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