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Kerryann’s hidden vegetable pasta sauce

Kerryann’s hidden vegetable pasta sauce


Kerryann’s hidden vegetable pasta sauce

Tasty, versatile and packed with veg – this sauce is genius!

Tasty, versatile and packed with veg – this sauce is genius!

“This is my all-time favourite recipe and a great way to get my kids eating vegetables. If you have a couple of fresh rosemary or thyme sprigs lying around, chuck them in too for added flavour. ”

Makes 3 litres

Cooks In2 hours

DifficultySuper easy

Nutrition per serving
  • Calories 220 11%

  • Fat 6.7g 10%

  • Saturates 1.7g 9%

  • Sugars 23g 26%

  • Salt 1.3g 22%

  • Protein 10.6g 21%

  • Carbs 29.4g 11%

  • Fibre 7.1g -

Of an adult's reference intake

Recipe From

Jamie's Food Tube: The Family Cookbook

By Kerryann Dunlop

Ingredients

  • 2 medium onions
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 large leek
  • 3 medium carrots
  • 2 sticks of celery
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 250 g closed cup or chestnut mushrooms
  • 2 medium courgettes
  • 2 medium aubergines
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 4 tablespoons tomato purée
  • 1 fresh bay leaf
  • 2 x 400 g tins of chopped tomatoes , or 2 x 500g cartons of passata
  • 1 teaspoon caster sugar
  • 850 ml organic vegetable stock

Recipe From

Jamie's Food Tube: The Family Cookbook

By Kerryann Dunlop

Method

  1. Peel and very roughly chop the onions, garlic and carrots, and trim the leek and celery, then blitz in a food processor until finely chopped (if you want your sauce a little chunkier, coarsely grate them instead, using a box grater).
  2. Heat the oil in your largest heavy-based pan over a medium heat, then add the onion mixture and fry for 10 minutes, or until softened, stirring occasionally.
  3. Finely chop the remaining vegetables (again, coarsely grate, or roughly chop by hand for a chunkier sauce), then add to the pan and fry over a low heat for a further 20 minutes, or until softened, stirring occasionally.
  4. Stir in the oregano, tomato purée and bay leaf, fry for 2 to 3 minutes, then pour in the chopped tomatoes or passata.
  5. Add the sugar and vegetable stock (I try to use homemade stock, but if you’ve only got stock cubes, that’s fine too), then cover and let it bubble away over a low heat for 30 minutes to 1 hour, stirring occasionally – the longer you cook it, the more the flavour will develop as it reduces and thickens.
  6. When it’s ready, fish out the bay leaf and season to how you like it (it’s important to season the sauce right at the end – it will thicken and intensify in flavour as it cooks, so you might find it’s salty enough already).
  7. Divide the sauce between freezer-proof containers and leave to cool, then label and pop into the freezer for up to 3 months, to use whenever you like. This is great as a simple pasta sauce or in my lasagne, with simple spaghetti & meatballs or as a tasty base for pizza.

Recipe From

Jamie's Food Tube: The Family Cookbook

By Kerryann Dunlop

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