Vegetarian Bolognese Sauce

Vegetarian Bolognese Sauce

 

Vegetarian Bolognese Sauce is a vegetarian sauce made  by substituting minced meat with soy granules. It can be enjoyed by making spaghetti bolognese or vegetable lasagne.

Vegetarian Bolognese Sauce
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Vegetarian Bolognese Sauce

Vegetarian Bolognese Sauce is a vegetarian sauce made  by substituting minced meat with soy granules. It can be enjoyed by making spaghetti bolognese or vegetable lasagne. 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: dinner, Global, gluten free, sauce, vegan
Cuisine: Global, Italian
Keyword: bolognese, celery, glutenfree, italian, mixedherbs, oliveoil, sauce, soyabean, soygranules, sphagetti, tomato, tomatopuree, vegan, vegetarian
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 698kcal

Ingredients

  • 6 tomato nice red
  • 1 cup soy granules
  • 3 tbsp olive oil or any cooking oil
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp celery stalk and leaves finely chopped
  • 2 garlic finely chopped
  • 1 capsicum finely chopped, I have used red capsicum. You can use green capsicum
  • 1 tsp mixed dry herbs
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1 tsp paprika or red chili powder
  • 170 g tomato puree
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp coriander washed and chopped finely. You can also use parsley if available
  • salt as per taste

Instructions

  • Boil water in a large pan. Criss Cross the tomatoes and put into the boiling water to boil for 5-7 minutes or till the skin peels out.
    Vegetarian Bolognese Sauce
  • Drain the water and remove the tomatoes.
    Vegetarian Bolognese Sauce
  • Remove and discard the skin of the tomoatoes. Now chop the tomatoes finely or crush them.
    Vegetarian Bolognese Sauce
  • Boil the soy granules in around 3 cups of water for 5-7 minutes
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  • Remove the soy granules in a strainer and remove water. Squeeze excess water from the soy granules once they are cold.
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  • Heat oil in a pan.
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  • Add chopped onion, garlic and celery. Mix well.
    Vegetarian Bolognese Sauce
  • Cook till the onions and celery stalk are translucent. Add chopped capsicum and cook till soft. (I prefer using red capsicum as it gives nice red colour. However you can use green capsicum).
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  • Mix well and cook capsicum till they soften.
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  • Add seasoning - mixed dry herbs, paprika, black pepper powder and salt. Mix well.
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  • Add the blanched and finely chopped tomatoes. Mix well.
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  • Add tomato puree.
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  • Mix well and add around 1/2 cup of water.
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  • Simmer the sauce for 6-8 minutes or till moisture is absorbed.
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  • Finally add chopped coriander. (use parsley of available).
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  • Mix well. The vegetarian bolognese sauce is ready to use.
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  • Remove the vegetarian bolognese sauce in a bowl and use to  make  vegetarian spaghetti bolognese or layered lasagne.
    Vegetarian Bolognese Sauce

Nutrition

Calories: 698kcal | Carbohydrates: 187g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 104g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Sodium: 124mg | Potassium: 3159mg | Fiber: 77g | Sugar: 97g | Vitamin A: 244.1% | Vitamin C: 365.5% | Calcium: 21.2% | Iron: 81.5%

 

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