Lentils sprouts, pasta, bolognese, vegan, sauce, protein, tomatoes, cooking, food, recipe, vegan cooking

1. Gather the ingredients

  • Gluten-free, egg-free pasta
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 big tomatoes
  • 1 stalk of celery
  • A few basil leaves
  • 1 spring onion
  • 1/2 cup of raw sprouted lentils
  • 2 glasses of water
  • Salt and pepper

Lentils sprouts, pasta, bolognese, vegan, sauce, protein, tomatoes, cooking, food, recipe, vegan cooking

2. Cook the pasta

Start by cooking the pasta, the sauce will take you about the same time to make.

Lentils sprouts, pasta, bolognese, vegan, sauce, protein, tomatoes, cooking, food, recipe, vegan cooking

3. Chop away

Chop the garlic and onion, and sauté until golden in a medium-heated pan using extra virgin olive oil.

Lentils sprouts, pasta, bolognese, vegan, sauce, protein, tomatoes, cooking, food, recipe, vegan cooking

4. Chop more vegetables

Chop the tomatoes, carrots, celery and spring onions into small bites.

Lentils sprouts, pasta, bolognese, vegan, sauce, protein, tomatoes, cooking, food, recipe, vegan cooking

5. Add the celery and spring onions last

For a crunchier, spicier taste, leave the celery and spring onions raw, almost raw or slow cook.

Lentils sprouts, pasta, bolognese, vegan, sauce, protein, tomatoes, cooking, food, recipe, vegan cooking

6. The sauce

Add two glasses of water to the vegetables mix and mash them so it looks like a rich tomatoe sauce with vegetables. Mix with the pasta and add the live sprouted lentils. Buon appetito!

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