Jan. 1, 2018

Pasta sauce with fennel seeds and lentils


1 Lb ground pork/beef

1 onion chopped

4 cloves garlic

1 liter tomato coulis

1.5 liters water

1 cup green lentils dried

1  Tbsp fennel seeds

1.5 tsp peppercorns

1 Tbsp dried basil

1 Tbsp tomato paste

2 Tbsp olive oil


Brown meat in dutch oven. Add chopped onions and garlic cloves,minced. Add tomato paste and stir. Powder fennel seeds, peppercorns and basil. Add to meat mixture. Add tomato coulis, water, lentils, salt and simmer for 30 mintes. Adjust water amount till  desired thickness of sauce is acheived. Garnish with olive oil, extra virgin and serve over cooked pasta. Delicioso!