This wonderful recipe makes a large amount and but not to worry it freezes beautifully.
1 cup lentils, rinsed and drained
3 cups water
1 Tbsp olive oil
4 cloves garlic, minced
Heat oil, over medium heat in large non-stick skillet. Add garlic, Italian seasoning and chili flakes: cook for 1 minute. Add mushrooms and cook for 5 minutes. Stir in cooked lentils and tomatoes; cook, stirring, for 3 minutes. Stir in vegan cheese and basil: simmer for 5 minutes.