Seaweed Recipe

Lentil Bolognaise with Seaweed

Bolognaise is a family favourite, and this incredible twist is phenomenally nutritious.

Submitted by:

Marlene Watson-Tara

Suitable for:

Meat Eaters!

Bolognaise is a family favourite, and this incredible twist by Marlene Watson Tara on the traditional meat dish provides a Vegan option, and includes our phenominally nutritious and unique food grade seaweed.



This recipe include 1/4 tsp of our PureSea Natural

2 tbsps. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 medium leek, cut into fine dice
2 carrots, cut into dice
2 celery stalks cut into fine dice
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 jar of organic sundried tomatoes, cut into fine dice

3 cups of cooked organic brown lentils or 2 jars Clearspring Organic Lentils
2 tablespoons organic tomato paste dissolved in 1 cup of hot water
2 cups filtered water
¼ tsp Seaweed


1 to 2 tbsp. Clearspring Tamari or Shoyu (natural soy sauce)
¼ cup minced fresh parsley leaves
Clearspring Brown Rice Noodles or Brown Rice Spaghetti
Spring onions for garnish


Heat the oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add the leek, carrot, celery and garlic. Cover, and cook until softened, about 10 minutes. Add the tomatoes, lentils, tomato sauce mixture, filtered water and seaweed. Cover and cook on low until lentils and vegetables are soft and you have a nice creamy consistency. Add more water if required. Cook the noodles according to the packet instructions. Drain well. Just prior to serving, stir the tamari and parsley into the pot, taste and adjust to your liking. Place the cooked noodles in a serving bowl, top with bolognaise and finely diced spring onions.



Seaweed Health Benefits

Iodine is an essential trace element that is lacking in many diets, and is particularly important during pregnancy.  In the diet, iodine contributes to:

o Normal development in children
o High energy yielding metabolism
o Normal cognitive function
o Normal thyroid function

Research shows specific compounds in seaweed can help manage blood sugar and the feeling of fullness. You may have noticed no salt in this recipe! Seaweed is used to replace salt and enhance flavours.


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