Vegetarian Tomato Pasta Sauce

Vegetarian Tomato Pasta Sauce


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A tasty and extremely healthy tomato sauce for pasta, veggie Bolognese etc. Its blended - so ideal for getting your kids to eat vegetables!


Serves: 4 

  • 2 medium onions
  • 5-6 cloves of garlic
  • 2 carrots
  • 5-6 mushrooms
  • 1/2 red capsicum
  • 1/2 green capsicum
  • 1/2 yellow capsicum
  • 1 stick of celery
  • 1 apple
  • 1 tin (400g) of tomatoes
  • 1 bottle (680g) of passata
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon of dried oregano
  • salt and black pepper

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:1hour30min  ›  Ready in:1hour45min 

  1. Peel and dice vegetables and apple.
  2. Soften onion and garlic in olive oil for a few minutes. Add chopped carrots, capsicum, celery and mushrooms and soften for a further few minutes. Add tinned tomatoes, passata and finely chopped apple. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer on a low heat for 1 - 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add dried basil, dried oregano, a pinch of salt and black pepper during final 10 minutes of cooking. Adjust seasonings according to personal taste.
  4. Blend to a smooth sauce with a hand blender before serving.

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