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gavin's own pasta sauce with veggies!

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Colleen Sowa
La Crosse, WI

My 8 year old grandson Gavin made up this recipe (with a little guiding). He keeps asking me everyday if I put his recipe on Just A Pinch for him... Today (5-4-2011) I will be able to answer him with a big, happy, loud... YES! It is very good too! Gavin is getting to be a good cook... especially for his age! He said if this wins a trip... he is going to help cook it and explain it! LOL

(1 rating)
yield 15 - 20
prep time 30 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For gavin's own pasta sauce with veggies!

  • 5
    cooked italian sausage (cut into coins)
  • 40 sm
    meatballs cooked (your recipe or store bought cut in half)
  • 1 lg
    can (12 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1 can
    hunts spaghetti sauce
  • 1 can
    tomato soup
  • 2 can
    stewed tomatoes
  • 6 clove
    fresh garlic (minced fine)
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried basil
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    each: salt and pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    anise seeds
  • 1 lg
    onion (minced small)
  • 2 md
    yellow crooked neck zucchini squash (cut into coins and half coins)
  • 2 md
    zucchini squash (cut into coins and half coins)
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How To Make gavin's own pasta sauce with veggies!

  • 1
    Prepare and cook the meats.
  • 2
    Put all sauce ingredients in a large pot. Simmer for 25 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the cooked meats.
  • 3
    Saute the veggies together in olive oil. When lightly browned, tender and carmelized, add to cooked sauce. Simmer 2 minutes before serving.
  • 4
    *** Serve with favorite pasta (Gavin's favorite is spaghetti noodles). *** Serve with salad and garlic bread (Gavin's favorite sides).