Veggie-Packed Spaghetti Sauce
If you’re looking for a delicious and nutritious twist on classic spaghetti sauce, our Veggie-Packed Spaghetti Sauce recipe is the perfect choice. Packed with a medley of fresh vegetables and bursting with flavor, this sauce is sure to become a family favorite. Whether you’re a vegetarian or simply want to incorporate more veggies into your diet, this recipe has you covered.
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 red bell pepper, diced
- 1 zucchini, diced
- 1 carrot, grated
- 1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
- Add the chopped onion and garlic, and sauté until they become fragrant and translucent.
- Add the diced red bell pepper, zucchini, and grated carrot. Cook for 5-7 minutes until the vegetables start to soften.
- Pour in the crushed tomatoes and stir in the dried oregano and basil. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Once the sauce has thickened and the vegetables are tender, remove it from heat.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Our Veggie-Packed Spaghetti Sauce is not only delicious but also a great way to sneak in extra veggies into your meal. Serve it over your favorite pasta for a hearty and wholesome dinner.
Nutritional information (per serving): Calories: 120, Fat: 5g, Carbohydrates: 18g, Protein: 3g
Make this Veggie-Packed Spaghetti Sauce for your next pasta night, and watch as even the pickiest eaters enjoy their vegetables. This versatile sauce can be used in a variety of dishes, from classic spaghetti to lasagna or even as a pizza sauce. Plus, it’s a great way to use up any extra veggies you have in the fridge. So, go ahead and give it a try – your taste buds and your health will thank you!