Cauliflower and lentil ‘bolognese’


Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      3 hr 30

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Slow Cooker Vegetarian

Slow Cooker Vegetarian

By Katy Holder

Published 2018

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Just because you’re vegetarian, There’s no need to miss out on Bolognese. Slow cook lentils and cauliflower in a tomato sauce and no-one will know the difference!


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 brown onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed or


Put all the ingredients into the slow cooker. Season well with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, stir to combine and cook on low for 3–4 hours, or until the cauliflower is very soft.

Cook the spaghetti according to the packet instructions. Drain, reserving 1–2 tablespoons of the cook