Hidden vegetable tomato sauce (Serves 12) Cals 55pp – BBC Good Food

A great way to get extra veggies into your diet!


1tsp olive oil
2 large red peppers, cut into chunks
2 large onions, cut into chunks
1 large leek, cut into chunks
2 carrots, peeled and cut into chunks
2 celery stalks, cut into chunks
2 chilli peppers, chopped
4 garlic cloves, sliced
2 tins chopped tomatoes
1tbsp caster sugar
1tbsp balsamic vinegar

1. Heat the oil in deep pan and add the chopped vegetables but not the peppers cook until softened.

2. Add the peppers and garlic and cook for a further 5 minutes before adding the chopped tomatoes, sugar and vinegar. Mix well bring to a simmer and cook for at least 20 minutes. If you have time leave for longer.

3. Once ready blitz with a hand whisk until smooth. Adjust with seasoning to taste.

Enjoy straight away or freeze in portions. Also yummy with some added basil

Nutrition per portion*
Calories 55
Protein 2g
Carbohydrate 10g
Fat 1g
Fibre 2g

I often mix with pasta and chopped sausages or chicken breast. Also yum with tortellini. Nom! X

*Please remember that nutritional information stated in these recipes depend on weights and actual products used so yours may vary.



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