"Plump up the Veggie" Spaghetti Sauce

Plump Up The Veggie Spaghetti Sauce

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Leslie Hodgson

By
@lesgho

I'm always bulking up recipes with veggies to get in that extra nutrition especially (originally) for children and now grandchildren. Amazing how if they don't taste a veggie per se, they devour them.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Serves:
8-12. Freezes well to sit out in smaller portion and flavor better with every reheat we think.
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
55 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 - 2#
    gr. bee, gr. turkey, gr. lamb (protein of personal taste)
  • 1 c
    onion, chopped fine as desired
  • 3 stalk(s)
    ribs, celery, chopped " "
  • 1 c
    mushroom, chopped " "
  • 1 c. c
    carrots, chopped " "
  • 1/2 c
    sweet peppers, chopped " "
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    crushed garlic or, up to double amt as desired
  • 3/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    br. sugar or preferred alternative subtstitute
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1-2 tsp
    grandualated white sugar or preferred subsititute
  • 1 tsp
    oregano
  • 1-2 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1-2 tsp
    smoked paprika
  • 1-2 tsp
    g. mustard
  • 1/2 c
    ketchup
  • 2 can(s)
    stewed tomatoes
  • 1-2 kg
    c0mmercial preferred spaghetti sauce. can use bland generic on sale as other ingredients are really the flavor boost after all.

How to Make "Plump up the Veggie" Spaghetti Sauce

Step-by-Step

  1. Lightly sauté veggies and spices in pan with minimal amt. of olive oil.
  2. Combine sauté mix, browned protein, and other ingredients in crock pot or large soup kettle.
  3. I turn it on low with an occasional stir during the course of my day or crock pot on low 4-8 hrs.
  4. Serve over any type of prepared pasta, Freezes well in smaller quantities so you just use amount desired for a lot of meals if not hosting a group of 8-12 in one sitting. Sdd a salad and garlic bread - done.

Printable Recipe Card

About "Plump up the Veggie" Spaghetti Sauce

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



Leave a Comment

Pasta Recipes For An Easy Dinner Option

Pasta Recipes for an Easy Dinner Option

Kitchen Crew

I always keep a box of pasta in the pantry so I can pull it out and create a delicious dinner. Adding a little bit of sauce or butter and...

15 Delicious Ways To Make Macaroni & Cheese Better

15 Delicious Ways to Make Macaroni & Cheese Better

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Oh, how we love creamy and cheesy macaroni and cheese... so much goodness in every bite. But, why not go the next step and make mac & cheese the very...

20 Recipes For A Flavorful Sunday Supper

20 Recipes for a Flavorful Sunday Supper

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Whether you're feeding your family or having a group of friends over for a casual dinner, there's nothing better than gathering around the table for a flavorful Sunday supper. You...