Whether you are feeding a vegetarian or simply looking for ways to make more healthful dishes, vegetarian spaghetti is a tasty option. Vegetarian spaghetti can be just as rich and flavorful as one with a meat sauce. Made with colorful seasoned vegetables, a hardy tomato sauce and the spaghetti noodles of your choice, vegetarian spaghetti will make a filling dinner for the whole family. Topped with or without meat analogs, such as vegetarian meatballs, this dish is sure to please even the most decidedly omnivore eater.
Heat olive oil in frying pan and gently fry chopped onion until softened, add garlic, salt, pepper and oregano for 2-3 mins being careful not to let the garlic burn.
Add the chopped tomatoes to the pan and simmer very gently for 20 mins to thicken the sauce.
Add the drained lentils and simmer for a further 5 mins until thoroughly heated through.
Meanwhile boil a large saucepan of water add salt and cook the spaghetti according to the pack instructions.
Drain the spaghetti, arrange on a plate piling a quantity of the sauce on top. Serve parmesan separately to sprinkle on top.