Wholemeal Spelt Spaghetti Lentil Bolognese

The Balanced Kitchen
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 2


  • 2 servings wholemeal, dried, spelt spaghetti pasta
  • 250 g brown lentils pre-cooked from a can or carton
  • 500 mls tomato passata
  • 2 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 brown onion skin removed and diced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • pinch sea salt & ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp rapeseed oil for frying the onion and garlic
  • 1 tbsp olive oil for adding before serving
  • 1 handful fresh basil leaves to add before serving


  • Add the pasta to a pan of boiling water and cook as per packet instructions.
  • Add the oil, onion and garlic to a pan and cook gently for 5-6 minutes until starts to soften.
  • Add the lentils, passata, oregano, seasoning and balsamic vinegar to the pan and simmer gently for 5 minutes until they are heated through.
  • Drain the pasta and divide between 2 plates/bowls.
  • Add half of the lentil mixture to each serving of pasta, drizzle a little olive oil and add the basil leaves before serving immediately.
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