A delicious easy family meal - great for using up leftover uncooked chicken from your BBQ.
Finely chop your onion, carrot and celery. Heat the oil in a large saucepan and add the chopped veg and garlic. Cook gently for 15-20 minutes until everything is softened. Stir in the lentils, both tins of chopped tomatoes, tomato purée, herbs and stock. Bring to a simmer, then cook for 40-50 minutes until the lentils are tender and saucy – splash in some water if you need. Season to taste.
Keep it on a low heat while you cook the spaghetti, following pack instructions. Serve the bolognese with spaghetti and plenty of cheese.
The sauce can be cooled and chilled and stored in the fridge for up to 2 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months. When eating from frozen, defrost overnight at room temperature and gently reheat.
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