Slow Cooked Lentil Ragu

Cooking method:

Ninja Foodi Multi-Cooker OP300
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total time: 4h 10 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 4 people

Slow Cooked Lentil Ragu

This simple, slow cooked ragu recipe is ideal for this cold weather, with the red wine adding a rich, warming, depth of flavour to it. Try serving with warm garlic bread for a perfect comfort meal!

Chives make a great replacement for onion in recipes if you intolerant like myself.


  • 1 tbsp garlic infused olive oil
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 1 large carrot, peeled
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh chives (or 1 onion)
  • 1 tin green lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 vegetable stock pot
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp mixed herbs
  • 120ml red wine
  • Salt & pepper
  • 300g gluten free tagliatelle
  • Fresh basil (optional to garnish)
  • Parmesan (optional to garnish)

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    Select the sear/saute option on medium heat, add the oil

  • Step 2

    Finely chop the celery and carrot, add to the foodi with the chives (or onion)

  • Step 3

    Saute for 5 minutes

  • Step 4

    Add the lentils, tomatoes, stock pot, paprika, herbs and wine, stir everything together

  • Step 5

    Select the slow cooker option on high, the timer for 4hrs, using the pressure cooker lid with the vent closed

  • Step 6

    Once cooked, open the vent and allow the pin to drop before opening

  • Step 7

    Add salt and pepper to taste

  • Step 8

    Cook the tagliatelle as per packet instructions

  • Step 9

    Mix the cooked tagliatelle into the ragu

  • Step 10

    Serve sprinkled with fresh basil and parmesan (if using)