Spaghetti Bolognese Sauce From Scratch
Serves: 4
  • 1 good sized onion (chopped)
  • 1-2 garlic cloves
  • 1 cup ground carrot (or finely grated)
  • 1.5 cup chopped mushrooms
  • 1.5 cup precooked lentils (Or 1lb ground beef)
  • 700 ml - About 3 cups - crushed tomatoes
  • fresh or dried basil
  • salt and pepper/paprika to taste
  1. Saute on medium-high heat the chopped onions, add a tablespoon of olive oil or a few tablespoons of water.
  2. When the onions are glassy add pressed garlic, carrots, and mushrooms.
  3. Saute a bit, being careful not to burn it, and then add the tomatoes and pre-cooked or canned lentils or beans.
  4. Add the herbs, and seasonings you like, cover the pan with a lid and let simmer on low heat for 10-15 minutes.
  5. During that time cook your favorite spaghetti pasta.
Recipe by Northern Homestead at