Lentil Meatballs



1 tsp. Olive oil

¼ cup diced onions

1 tsp. minced garlic

½ tsp. red pepper flakes

1 tbsp. Tastic Spice Original*

½ cup rinsed and drained canned lentils

1/2 cup dry oatmeal

1 tbsp ground flaxseed

1 cup warm marinara sauce

1 tbsp. Parmesan cheese or Vegan grated cheese substitute, optional

1 cup Spaghetti, prepared per box instructions



  1. Preheat oven to 400.

  2. In a skillet over medium-high heat, cook 1 teaspoon olive oil, 1/4 cup diced onions, 1 teaspoon minced garlic, 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes, Tastic Spice and 1/2 cup rinsed and drained canned lentils for 5 minutes.

  3. Mash lentil mixture with 1/4 cup dry oatmeal and 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed. Form mixture into 6 balls, place on a parchment lined cookie sheet, and bake for 20 minutes.

  4. Top spaghetti with warm marinara sauce, lentil meatballs, and 1 tbsp. shredded Parmesan choice.


* Tastic spice is available HERE


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1 comment

  • This recipe is not vegan. Cheese is unacceptable.

    Vegans do not exploit animals for the milk intended for their own offspring.


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