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Looking just like the everyday spaghetti bolognese, but tasting even better, our pasta with lentils and carrot bolognese will entice your taste buds and fill your empty stomach.
Hello and welcome to another one of our exciting recipes. This week I have been focusing my attention on trying to replicate some of the more popular meals in the non-vegan world. Some of them have been more difficult than others (I had to really think outside of the box) but I have managed to make vegan versions of meals that many of us would have grown up.
I don’t know about you, but food comes with family, love, and laughter. And from these meals, we create memories. I have so many memories from when I was younger, as I’m sure you do too. So, grab a pen, or better yet, save this recipe and start creating some memories of your own with this bolognese recipe!
I have purposely made this recipe as easy as possible to prepare and cook, so all you will need is 14 ingredients and 30 minutes. I know what you’re thinking ‘Julia, you said it was going to be easy’ – and it is! 14 ingredients may seem like a lot, but many of them are just herbs and spices to give some flavor to your dish.
Lentils and vegetable broth will start off our recipe, providing us with a good source of folate, dietary fiber, copper, manganese, and phosphorus. Your nutrients may differ slightly depending on the vegetable broth you choose, but just remember to read the back of the packet to ensure you are getting the best nutrients possible (and perhaps the lowest carbs).
We then add pasta, onion, carrots, and tempeh. Combined, these ingredients offer us a source of carbohydrates, vitamin B6, vitamin C, potassium, vitamin A, and protein.
So much goodness in one bowl! Amazing.
The pasta with lentils and carrot bolognese recipe is the perfect meal for well, anytime you want it, because it’s:
In case you have any left overs (I doubt you will, but just in case) that you need to store, simply pop your meal into an airtight container and place it in the fridge for up to 48 hours.
Feel like something different for work or college/university lunch? Why not try taking some of this with you! Just remember to heat it up before you eat it.
Liked this recipe? Why not head over and check out our Vegan Sushi with Avocado, Bell Pepper and Cucumber or the Sweet and Sour Stir fry for more every day meals.
For the Sauce
For the Pasta
|Amount Per Serving|
|Calories 762||From Fat 105|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 12g||18.03%|
|Saturated Fat 5g||22.9%|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrate 129g||43.01%|
|Dietry Fiber 13g||51.25%|
|Vitamin K2 (menaquinone-4) 0µg||0%|
|Vitamin A 7360.54IU||147.21%|
|Vitamin B-12 0.04µg||0.66%|
|Vitamin B-6 0.76mg||38.13%|
|Vitamin C 17mg||28.33%|
|Vitamin D 0IU||0%|
|Vitamin E 3.33mg||11.1%|
|Vitamin K1 (phylloquinone) 13.59µg||16.99%|
|Pantothenic acid 2.35mg||23.46%|
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Calories per gram:
Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4
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