30-Minute Vegetable Sauce
This vegetable sauce is a great way to get more veggies into your family! Healthy, easy and done in about 30 minutes!
Servings: 4 cups
- 1 28 ounce can crushed tomatoes
- 2 tbsp tomato paste
- 1/2 small yellow onion diced
- 2 cups zucchini grated
- 1 1/2 cups carrots grated
- 1/2 bell pepper deseeded and diced
- 1 1/2 cups chopped spinach, loosely packed
- 1/2 cup stock or broth
- 1 tsp sea salt or to taste
- 1 tsp garlic powder or to taste
- 2 bay leaves
- 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
- black pepper, to taste
- 1 tbsp coconut oil
Combine all of the ingredients in a large sauce pot. Stir a few times to mix everything together.
Bring the sauce to a simmer over medium-high heat. Once sauce starts to bubble, lower heat and cook UNCOVERED for 20 minutes.
Once done cooking, remove bay leaves. Use an immersion blender to puree the sauce to preferred consistency.
Taste and add extra salt, pepper or garlic powder if desired.
Serve over your favorite pasta, spiralized veggies or on pizza. Enjoy as is or add cooked ground meat or meatballs.
Allow leftover sauce to completely cool before transferring it to an air-tight container. Store in fridge for up to a week or freeze to have on hand for months to come.
Calories: 84kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 811mg | Potassium: 528mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 9869IU | Vitamin C: 38mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 1mg