- Servings Per Recipe: 8
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 57.8
- Total Fat: 1.1 g
- Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
- Sodium: 351.3 mg
- Total Carbs: 9.7 g
- Dietary Fiber: 3.1 g
- Protein: 2.8 g
Vegetarian Pasta Sauce with LentilsSubmitted by: WRITEFROMHOME
Introductionvegetarian and gluten-free; a healthy protein rich chunky vegetable topper for spaghetti.
Use your own preference for seasonings if you like a lot of flavor. vegetarian and gluten-free; a healthy protein rich chunky vegetable topper for spaghetti.
Use your own preference for seasonings if you like a lot of flavor.
1 tsp olive oil
2 large carrots, thinly sliced (or diced)
2 stalks celery, thinly sliced (or diced)
1 large onion, chopped
1 red pepper, thinly sliced
3 cups chicken broth (McCormick all-vegetable bouillon, chicken style with 3 cups water)
1 cup dry red lentils
1 bay leaf
1/4 tsp rosemary
1/4 tsp thyme
1/4 tsp pepper
dash of cayenne pepper
Add chicken broth, lentils, and seasonings.
Simmer for 30 minutes or until lentils are soft.
Remove bay leaf.
Serve overtop of whole wheat spaghetti or toss into spaghetti and combine well. (spaghetti not included in nutrition calc.)
Serving Size: about 8 1-cup servings
Number of Servings: 8
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user WRITEFROMHOME.