Secret veggie pasta sauce

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There are 5 secret veggies packed into this tasty pasta sauce, suitable from 8 months

Secret veggie pasta sauce
  • 800g tinned, chopped tomato
  • 1 whole leek
  • 1 whole medium courgette
  • 1 whole red pepper
  • 2 whole carrot
  • 1 glug olive oil (for frying)
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 1 pinch dried basil or oregano (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.

  • Experiment with different vegetables, for example aubergine instead of courgette.

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