Simple Bolognese Sauce Recipe

Simple Bolognese Sauce Recipe

How To Make Simple Bolognese Sauce

Rich with vegetable flavors, this tangy bolognese sauce is made with onion, tomatoes, and red lentils for a tasty sauce over pasta!

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



  • 1cupred lentils
  • cupswater
  • 14⅖oztomatoes,(2 cans), chopped
  • 2onions,chopped
  • 1cubevegetable bouillon
  • salt and ground black pepper,to taste


  1. Rinse the lentils under cold running water and drain.

  2. Place the water and lentils in a saucepan over medium heat and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for about 20 minutes until the lentils just begin to soften.

  3. Stir the tomatoes and onions into the lentils, then bring to a gentle simmer. Crumble the bouillon cube into the lentil mixture and stir until it’s dissolved.

  4. Simmer for about 5 minutes more, stirring frequently. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  5. Serve over rice or pasta and enjoy.


  • Calories: 214.28kcal
  • Fat: 0.80g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.14g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.14g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.36g
  • Carbohydrates: 40.71g
  • Fiber: 7.63g
  • Sugar: 6.24g
  • Protein: 13.50g
  • Sodium: 733.93mg
  • Calcium: 48.91mg
  • Potassium: 664.74mg
  • Iron: 3.62mg
  • Vitamin A: 42.89µg
  • Vitamin C: 20.38mg
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