Secret veggie pasta sauce
- Preparation and cooking time
- A little work
- Serves 8
- 800g Chopped tomatoes (2 tins)
- 1 Leek
- 1 Medium courgette
- 1 Red pepper
- 2 Carrots
- I glug of olive oil (for frying)
- A pinch of black pepper
- A pinch of dried oregano or dried basil (to season)
- STEP 1
Chop the carrots and courgette and boil or steam until tender (about 6 minutes).
- STEP 2
Finely slice the leek and dice the red pepper. Fry in olive oil until soft.
- STEP 3
Add the carrots, courgette and chopped tomatoes to the pan and simmer for 10 minutes until all the vegetables are well cooked.
- STEP 4
Season with a little black pepper and a pinch of dried basil or oregano. Serve with small pasta shapes or chopped pasta.
- STEP 5
Experiment with different vegetables, for example aubergine instead of courgette.