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Lentil bolognese - lentil recipes for toddlers

Lentil Bolognese

Lentil recipe for toddlers
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword family recipes using lentils, lentil recipe baby led weaning, lentil recipes for babies, lentil recipes for toddlers
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 people
Author Ophira


  • 200 gms spaghetti cooked
  • 100 gms mushrooms finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup whole masoor dal (whole red lentil) boiled
  • 6 tomatoes pureed
  • 5-6 leaves basil
  • 1 onion
  • 3-4 garlic pods
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp oregano flakes
  • 1/4 tsp salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp pepper to taste


  • Saute the onions until golden brown.
  • Puree the tomatoes and basil together in a mixy.
  • Add garlic, tomato puree, mushrooms and cook until soft.
  • Add the boiled lentils and spices. Cook for 5 minutes. Add a little water as needed.
  • Once this gravy is ready, serve in a bowl on top of cooked spaghetti.
  • Sprinkle extra pepper, oregano as needed.