Below I will tell you more about how to cook lentils in tomato sauce. Instead of mashed tomatoes, you can take chopped or just dilute tomato paste. If desired, add a sprig of rosemary or thyme to the sauce. These lentils can be served as a stand-alone dish or as a side dish.
Purpose: For lunch / For dinner
Main Ingredient: Vegetables / Legumes / Tomato / Lentils
Dish: Hot dishes / Side dishes
Diet: Lean meals / Vegan dishes
- Green Lentils - 100 Grams
- Garlic - 2 Cloves
- Water - 320 Milliliters
- Olive oil - 2 tbsp. spoons (for frying)
- Cherry Tomatoes - 125 Grams
- Mashed Tomatoes - 1/2 Cup
- Sugar - 1 Teaspoon
- Salt - To taste
- Ground black pepper - To taste
- Onions - 1/2 Pieces
How to cook "Lentils in tomato sauce"
Prepare all ingredients.
Cut the garlic into thin slices. Fry it in 1 tablespoon over low heat. from butter to light golden brown.
Add lentils. Pour in water, salt. Bring to a boil and simmer over medium heat for 15-20 minutes.
For the sauce, fry the diced onion separately until soft.
Cut the tomatoes into wedges and simmer with onions until soft.
Pour in the grated tomatoes, add sugar, salt and ground pepper. Simmer over low heat for 15-20 minutes. Stir occasionally.
Combine lentils and tomato sauce together. Add more salt and pepper if necessary.
Lentils in tomato sauce are ready, bon appetit!