Lentil Spaghetti Sauce

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Julesong

A delicious low-fat vegetarian (if not using beef broth) pasta sauce. From the Dietitians of Canada.

Top Review by Sueie

I used vegetable stock, and a can of tomatoes with tomato paste and herbs, (as that was what I had on hand). I also threw in a splash of red wine. REALLY good, will be keeping this recipe for the future. I am definitely going to give some more of your recipes a go.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan cook onion and garlic in oil for about 5 minutes, or until tender.
  2. Add lentils and water (or broth).
  3. Cover and cook on low heat until lentils are tender (20-35 minutes).
  4. Add tomato paste, 3/4 cup water and seasonings.
  5. Cover and cook until lentils are soft and mushy (about 10-15 minutes).
  6. Serve over cooked spaghetti.
  7. If desired, sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese.

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