Crock Pot Lentil Bolognese

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 4 h 6
Crock Pot Lentil Bolognese
Health Rating

Ingredients


1 leaf Bay leaf
1 cup Brown lentils, raw
2 medium Carrots (chopped)
1 medium stalk(s) Celery (chopped)
1 can(s) (28oz) Diced tomatoes, canned
2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
3 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1 dash Italian herb seasoning, McCormick
1 dash Nutmeg, ground
1/2 cup Red wine
1 dash Salt and pepper (to taste)
1 medium shallot(s) Shallots (minced)
1/4 cup Tomato paste, canned
2 cup Vegetable stock/broth
341 gm White mushrooms (chopped)

Instructions


1. Heat olive oil in a sauce pan over medium heat.

2. Add shallot and sauté until translucent.

3. Add garlic and sauté until fragrant.

4. Stir in celery, carrots, mushrooms and sauté until mushrooms have cooked down and are slightly golden.

5. Add wine and simmer until most of the liquid is absorbed.

6. Transfer mixture to a crock pot.

7. Add lentils, vegetable broth, tomato paste, canned diced tomatoes and seasonings. Cook on high for 4 hours or until lentils are soft.

8. Serve over pasta, zucchini noodles or spaghetti squash.

Enjoy!

Notes:

Lentils

are a great source of plant-based protein and they are high in fiber!


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 269
Calories from fat 54
Calories from saturated fat 15.1
Total Fat 6.0 g
Saturated Fat 1.7 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.1 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 658 mg
Potassium 1080 mg
Total Carbohydrate 41 g
Dietary Fiber 9.1 g
Sugars 4.0 g
Protein 13.4 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Meat Alternative 0.9
Vegetables 3.6

Energy sources


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