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Hearty Vegetable Pasta Sauce

Yields8 Servings

 1 tbsp olive oil
 1 medium zucchini, grated
 2 medium carrots, grated
 1 yellow onion, small dice
 1 red bell pepper, small dice
 6 oz mushrooms, small dice
 4 cloves garlic, minced
 28 oz crushed tomatoes
 15 oz fire roasted diced tomatoes
 1 tsp garlic powder
 ½ tsp onion powder
 ½ tsp dried oregano
 ½ tsp dried basil
 ½ tsp black pepper
 1 lb whole wheat pasta, cooked, for serving

Wash and dry produce.


Prep ingredients: grate zucchini; peel and grate carrots; small dice onion, bell pepper and mushrooms; mince garlic. Place all in a large bowl.


Measure spices and place in a small bowl.


Add 1 tablespoon oil to a large pot and heat over medium heat.


Add all vegetables and sauté for 5 minutes.


Add spices and cook for 1 minute more.


Add in crushed and diced tomatoes. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to a simmer. Continue to simmer for 15-20 minutes.


Serve over whole wheat pasta.


Option: You can add 1 pound of cooked lean beef if you would like. Brown in the same pot prior to adding vegetables!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 3/4 cup

Servings 0

Amount Per Serving
Calories 94
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2.3g4%

Saturated Fat 0.4g2%
Sodium 240.4mg11%
Total Carbohydrate 18.3g7%

Dietary Fiber 4.6g19%
Sugars 8.2g
Protein 4g8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.