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Vegetarian Spaghetti

Who says spaghetti needs meat to be tasty? "I streamlined the original recipe for this deliciously different dish to reduce its 2-hour simmer time to just 10 minutes," comments Margaret Wilson from Hemet, California.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) spaghetti
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 jar (26 ounces) meatless spaghetti sauce
  • 1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes with garlic and onion, undrained
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute the onion, celery and garlic powder in oil until tender. Add the spaghetti sauce, beans, tomatoes, sugar, salt, oregano and bay leaf.
  • Bring to a boil; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Discard bay leaf. Drain spaghetti; top with sauce and cheese.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 511 calories, 11g fat (1g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 1225mg sodium, 87g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 8g fiber), 17g protein.

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