Ingredients for spaghetti bolognese vegetarian recipe with seitan mince, spelt pasta and cashew nuts
- 1 Veggie Protein Bloc – Spelt
- 500 g spelt spaghetti
- 2 tsp olive oil (Amanprana Verde Salud)
- 1 large onion
- 3 cloves garlic
- 3 carrots
- 1 celery stalk
- 1 leek
- 1 parsley root
- Liquid smoke flavouring
- 800 g tinned tomatoes
- 2 tbsp tomato purée
- 300 ml vegetable stock
- 150 ml red wine
- 1 tsp coconut blossom sugar (Amanprana coconut blossom sugar)
- 2 tbsp oregano
- 4 tbsp cashew nuts
Preparation of spaghetti bolognese vegetarian recipe with seitan mince, spelt pasta and cashew nuts
- Chop the seitan into small cubes and pass through a mincer.
- If you don’t have a mincer, you can use the mincing function on your food processor.
- Otherwise, simply chop the seitan very finely with a knife.
- Peel the garlic and onion and wash the other vegetables.
- Chop into small cubes.
- Heat a little olive oil in a non-stick frying pan and sear the vegetables for about 5 minutes, until they turn a light brown colour.
- Add the minced seitan and fry for 8 to 10 minutes.
- Add the pepper, salt, red wine, sugar and oregano and boil for 10 minutes.
- Lower the heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
- Meanwhile, boil the spaghetti in generously salted water until al dente.
- Serve the spaghetti with the sauce and a few finely-crushed cashew nuts for extra texture. Bon appetit!
Tip of Stefano:
Spaghetti bolognese, a traditional pasta recipe which anyone can make
Spaghetti bolognese: thoroughly Italian and thoroughly classic, this delicious sauce can be made with many variations. Authentic bolognese is made with beef mince and pancetta, but in this recipe the beef mince is replaced with seitan, which means that vegetarians and vegans can also enjoy spaghetti bolognese.
Bolognese sauce, a classic from Bologna and perfect on pasta
Bolognese is a pasta sauce which originated in Bologna in Italy. The sauce is extremely thick and very nutritious. The authentic recipe for the sauce is even registered with the Italian Chamber of Commerce. While the Italians usually serve bolognese sauce on a bed of tagliatelle or use it in lasagne, in Northern Europe it is generally served over spaghetti. Nearly everyone has their own recipe for spaghetti bolognese. This recipe using spelt spaghetti is delicious, healthy and packed with flavour!