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Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan on a low heat and fry the onion and carrot with a pinch of salt for 10 minutes until soft, but not golden. Turn the heat up a little, add the mushrooms and fry for 5 minutes until they start to turn golden, then add the garlic, balsamic and rosemary and simmer until most of the balsamic has evaporated.
Tip in the tomatoes, and simmer for 10 minutes, then add the lentils. Season and simmer for 5-10 minutes, until thickened.
Meanwhile, peel the sweet potatoes into long thin strips with a veg peeler or spiralizer, layer them on top of each other, then cut the ribbons into 3mm wide lengths, or use the flatter setting of a spiralizer, to make sweet potato noodles.
Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan and fry the sweet potato noodles for 3-5 minutes until tender and it has turned a lighter shade of orange. Season, then tip into bowls and top with the vegan ragù.