Lentil bolognese pasta

pasta+linte bolognese

For 4 servings:

500 g pasta, cooked

400 g puy lentils (or brown/green)
2 carrots, finely chopped
1 onion, finely chopped
2-3 garlic cloves, mashed
700 ml tomato passata
2 bay leaves
2 teaspoons oregano
1/2 glas wine
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
salt and pepper, to taste

fresh basil, finely cut (optional)

Wash the lentils and cook them in water with the bay leaves. Drain.

Stir fry the the onion and  the carrots in oil for 2-3 minutes than add the tomato passata, wine and oregano. Cover and simmer on medium heat until the sauce has reduced. Add the garlic,  lentils, lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste and cook for another few minutes.

Put the pasta on the plate and add the lentils on top of it. Garnish with fresh basil.