Lentil Ragu

8' meals

Good to know:

Lentils are a good source of fibre

  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, finely chopped
  • 1 red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely crushed
  • 100g red split lentile
  • 1 tsp. mixed herbs
  • 2 tbsp. tomato puree
  • 1 x 400g tinned chopped tomatoes
  • 200ml specialist formula (180ml water and 6 scoops of Althera/Alfamino)


  • Heat the oil on the hob in a non-stick saucepan and add the chopped onion. Cook for 2-3 minutes until soft and slightly brown.
  • Add the chopped carrot, pepper and garlic and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the lentils and mixed herbs and stir.
  • Add the tomato puree, tinned tomatoes and specialist formula mixture and stir.
  • Cook on a medium heat for about 30 minutes or until the vegetables are soft, ensuring it is boiling gently.
  • Serve with pasta or mashed potato.