Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

Served over pasta, rice or a baked potato this makes for a great vegetarian meal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan gently fry the onion, garlic, carrots and celery in the oil for about 5 mins, until they are soft.
  2. Add the lentils, tomatoes, tomato paste, stock, herbs and seasoning.
  3. Bring the mixture to a boil then partially cover with a lid and simmer for 20 minutes until thick and soft.
Most Helpful

Just made this .... Very tasty and very easy and the tomato paste made the stock lovely and rich.... Served it with rice and fine green beans

jmscowen April 20, 2015

It's quick and easy, but I would definitely cut down on tomato paste. I think this recipe has great potential, but all in all, it was just OK.

marta, PL February 21, 2010

A tasty recipe and healthy too! I enjoyed all the flavors. Made for the Australian Recipe swap-Oct. 2009.

Sharon123 October 27, 2009