Lentil Bolognese is a hearty and nutritious dish that is perfect for anyone looking to promote healthy hair growth. The dish itself is made with lentils, which are rich in protein, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants – all of which can help improve hair quality and reduce hair loss. Lentil Bolognese also includes vegetables like onions, garlic, celery, carrots and tomatoes which provide additional nutrients that can further boost the health of your hair. Plus, the tomato sauce adds a great flavor to this dish!
- 1 cup of dried green or brown lentils
- 1 onion finely chopped
- 3 cloves of garlic minced
- 1 stalk of celery diced small (optional)
- 1 carrot peeled and diced (optional)
- 2 tbsp of tomato paste or tomato puree
- 4 cups of vegetable broth or water
- Begin by sautéing the onion in a large pot until it becomes transparent.
- Add the garlic and cook for another minute before adding the lentils.
- Continue cooking for about five minutes stirring occasionally until the lentils begin to soften and turn golden-brown.
- Once softened, add the celery (if using), carrots (if using), tomato paste/puree, and veggie broth/water, stirring to combine everything together.
- Bring everything to a boil then reduce heat to low and let simmer while keeping it covered for about 20-25 minutes or until all liquid has been absorbed by the lentils.
- If needed, you can add more liquid during cooking process.
- Once cooked through, allow it to cool slightly before serving over your favorite pasta noodles or on its own as a delicious stew!
Lentil Bolognese is an excellent recipe choice if you’re looking to increase hair growth while simultaneously reducing breakage from occurring due to its nutrient-rich ingredients that have been proven time and time again to be beneficial for scalp health. Try it today for yourself!
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