Red Lentils & Cumin Bolognese Pasta

Preparation: 10 minutes ‚éúCooking: 20 minutes‚éúServes 2


  • 1 onion
  • 1 cup of pasta
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 1/2 cup of red lentils
  • 4 sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp of cumin powder
  • 1/2 cup of crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tbs of fresh chopped basil (1 tsp dry)
  • 1 tbs of fresh chopped oregano (1 tsp dry)
  • 1 tsp of fresh chopped thyme (1/2 tsp dry)



  • Saut√© the onion until golden brown with a little bit of oil.
  • Mince the garlic and cook it for 1 minute with the onion
  • Cut the sun-dried tomatoes into small pieces, rince the lentils and add both of them to the skillet. Saut√© for five minutes over high heat.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients (except the pasta), salt and pepper, and let it cook for 15 to 20 minutes over medium heat.
  • Meanwhile, cook the pasta.
  • Drain the pasta, add the sauce and serve.



Tips & Notes:

If you want to add some veggies to this dish, I would recommend carrots and celery!

For a gluten-free version, you can use red lentils pasta!


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