Gavin's Own Pasta Sauce with Veggies!

5
Colleen Sowa

By
@colleenlucky7

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
15 - 20
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • MEATS

  • 5
    cooked italian sausage (cut into coins)
  • 40 small
    meatballs cooked (your recipe or store bought cut in half)
  • SAUCE

  • 1 large
    can (12 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1 can(s)
    hunts spaghetti sauce
  • 1 can(s)
    tomato soup
  • 2 can(s)
    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
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    anise seeds
  • VEGGIES

  • 1 large
    onion (minced small)
  • 2 medium
    yellow crooked neck zucchini squash (cut into coins and half coins)
  • 2 medium
    zucchini squash (cut into coins and half coins)
  • LINKS TO WATERMELON RECIPES

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How to Make Gavin's Own Pasta Sauce with Veggies!

Step-by-Step

  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).

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About Gavin's Own Pasta Sauce with Veggies!

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids




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