Lentil Ragu Linguine
with fresh parsley and cheesy topping
In Italian cuisine, ragu is traditionally a succulent meat-based accompaniment to pasta dishes. Though this recipe has the pasta part down, it swaps out meat for protein-packed lentils stewed in a rich, thick and tasty tomato sauce.
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Chopped Tomato with Onion & Garlic
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- Boil a large pot of salted water for the linguine.
- When boiling, add the linguine and bring back to the boil.
- Cook until softened, 12 mins.
- Once cooked, drain in a colander and pop back in the pot, off the heat.
- Drizzle with oil and stir through to prevent sticking.
TIP: If you’re in a hurry you can boil the water in your kettle.
- Meanwhile, trim the carrot then coarsely grate (no need to peel).
- Drain and rinse the lentils.
- Roughly chop the parsley (stalks and all).
- Place a large pan over medium-high heat with a drizzle of oil.
- Add the carrot and half the Italian herbs (double for 4p). Cook, stirring, 4-5 mins.
- Add 50ml water (double for 4p), muscat, chopped tomatoes, Worcester sauce, lentils and half the parsley.
- Season with salt, pepper and 1 tsp sugar (double for 4p). Cover and simmer until slightly reduced, 6-8 mins.
- Stir in a knob of butter and half the cheese. Cook for 2-3 mins. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
- Loosen the sauce with a splash of water if necessary.
- Once the sauce is your desired consistency, add the pasta and toss to coat.
- Dish up hearty helpings of lentil ragu linguine.
- Garnish with remaining cheese and remaining parsley.