Kid-Friendly Hidden Vegetable Pasta Sauce | Vegan Food & Living

Kid-Friendly Hidden Vegetable Pasta Sauce

Kid-Friendly Hidden Vegetable Pasta Sauce

This hidden vegetable pasta sauce is crammed with six different vegetables to make getting your 5-a-day simple and delicious!

With experts advising us to eat 5 portions of fruit and vegetables a day (and even better if we can manage 10!), you might be wondering how to hit that target and still enjoy a delicious meal at dinner time.

That's where hidden vegetable pasta sauce comes in handy because it's a simple yet tasty way to sneak in extra portions of vegetables without much effort. In fact, this vegetable pasta sauce is so tasty your kids will love it too which means less fussing at the dinner table!

To make this easy pasta sauce recipe, simply fry your vegetables until tender, simmer in stock and then blend into a smooth and creamy sauce.

This hidden vegetable pasta sauce pasta lasts up to five days in the fridge and can be frozen for when you need a quick and easy meal.

Total Time: 40 minutes, plus cooling

Servings: 4

Total Time: 40 minutes, plus cooling

Servings: 4

Ingredients

Method

Ingredients

(Servings: 4)

  • 0.25 0.25 Tbsp olive oil
  • 0.25 0.25 white onion, small dice
  • 0.25 0.25 garlic clove, crushed
  • 0.25 0.25 tsp dried mixed herbs
  • 0.25 0.25 large carrot, peeled and chopped small
  • 0.25 0.25 red pepper, chopped small
  • 0.25 0.25 courgette, chopped small
  • 0.25 0.25 small sweet potato, peeled and chopped small
  • 0.25 0.25 400g tinned tomatoes (or 400g fresh tomatoes, chopped)
  • 25 25 g Real Good Ketchup
  • 75 75 ml veggie stock (no or low sodium, or use water)
  • 1.25 1.25 Tbsp unsweetened dairy-free yoghurt, optional
  • Cooked pasta

Method

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pan and add the onion and garlic. Fry for 5 minutes until softening.
  2. Add in the mixed herbs, carrot, pepper, courgette and sweet potato and fry for another 10 minutes until the vegetables are tender. Now pour in the tinned tomatoes, Real Good Ketchup and stock/water.
  3. Simmer with a lid on for 25 minutes until really soft and then allow to cool slightly before blending to a smooth sauce. You can now choose to blend in the yoghurt, or you can serve on top of the sauce to stir in as you eat.
  4. Cook the pasta and serve through some of the sauce and the dairy-free yoghurt, if using.
  5. Store the sauce in a sealed container for up to 5 days or in the freezer for a few months.

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