This is spaghetti bolognese but not as you know it. Made with lentils (a great source of protein, iron and fibre) and lots of fantastic veggies, think of this as a super-charged bolognese!
Heat the oil in a saucepan over a medium heat, add the onion, red pepper, garlic, carrots and mushrooms and fry for 5 minutes until softened. Add the lentils and stir to coat them in the mixture, then add the chopped tomatoes, stock and tomato paste and season with a little salt and pepper. Cover, bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 25–30 minutes until the lentils are soft an