Beef & Lentil Spaghetti Bolognese – Simply food by Mandy

Course: Main - Dish: Meat - Serves: 4-6

This Beef & Lentil Spaghetti Bolognese was created exclusively for Canned Food by Mandy Simmonds of Simply Food by Mandy. This dish is a twist on the classic favourite, Spaghetti Bolognese. Using canned lentils adds fibre and nutrition to this dish making it the perfect family meal.

Serves four – six


  1. Sauté the onions until soft & golden. Add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes. Add the mince and brown, making sure to break up any lumps with a wooden spoon.  
  2. Season generously. Add the lentils, mushrooms, tomatoes & balsamic.  
  3. Bring to a gentle simmer, place a lid on and simmer for 1.5 - 2 hours.  
  4. If it looks too thick during the cooking time then add a little beef stock. 
  5. Cook the pasta according to packet instructions. Drain and toss with the sauce.  

Nutritional information per serving:

Nutritional value per serving 
Nutrient  Per serving 
Energy  1790kJ
Fat  11g 
   of which saturates  3g 
Carbohydrate  60g 
  of which sugars  5g 
Fibre  11g 
Protein  31g 
Salt  0.2g 

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