Lentil Marinara Sauce

lentil recipe, canadian recipe, canada food

  • 3/8 cup (90 mL) olive oil
  • ½ cup (125 mL) onions, fine dice
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) garlic, minced
  • 2¼ cups (560 mL) crushed tomatoes
  • 2¼ cups (560 mL) fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) parsley, fine chop
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) oregano, dry
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 5 basil leaves, fine chop
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) honey
  • 3 cups (750 mL) lentils, cooked
  • salt and pepper to taste  

Heat oil on medium in a large saucepan. Add onions and garlic; cook until translucent. Add all other ingredients except lentils, basil, honey, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer uncovered for one hour, until sauce thickens.

Remove from heat, add lentils, honey and basil. Stir gently. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Makes 12-16 servings.
Recipe courtesy of Canadian Lentils.

 

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