Lentil Walnut Bolognese

Preparation info
  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in
I Can Cook Vegan

By Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Published 2019

  • About

This is total Italian-night satisfaction. Thick noodles are tossed and folded in order to catch all the wonderfulness of a hearty, meaty marinara. The lentils are a perfect translation for ground meat; lightly mashed, they thicken the sauce and contribute a complex, naturally kind of beefy flavor. Add the nutty earthiness of chopped walnuts—and voilà!—ideal texture is achieved. Pappardelle is a wide noodle often served with Bolognese sauce that I actually have trouble finding in a vegan ver