Veggie Packed Pasta Sauce

AuthorThe Batch Lady

Simple and full of goodness!

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Yields1 Serving
 1 tablespoon olive oil
 1 packet pre-chopped Mediterranean vegetables (about 475g / pack)
 1 cup sliced mushrooms
 1 teaspoon frozen, chopped garlic
 2 cartons passata
 1 tablespoon tomato puree
 ¼ cup vegetable stockper 1/4 cup, make up 60 ml hot water with 1/3 stock cube
 1 teaspoon sugar
 fresh basil
1

Heat the oil in a saucepan and add the Mediterranean vegetables, frozen mushrooms, chopped garlic and soften.
Add the passata, tomato puree, stock, sugar and cook on a low heat for around 20 minutes until the vegetables are soft. If the sauce is too thick, add some water to loosen it.
Once the vegetables are soft, remove the sauce from the heat and season with salt and pepper.

2

Ready to Serve
Your sauce is now ready to top your favourite pasta! Finish with some grated cheese and a few optional fresh basil leaves.

Ready for the Freezer
Once the sauce has cooled completely, pour it into a reusable labelled freezer bag and freeze.

Ready to Eat
Once defrosted, heat through in a saucepan or in the microwave until piping hot. Ladle over pasta of your choice.

Ingredients

 1 tablespoon olive oil
 1 packet pre-chopped Mediterranean vegetables (about 475g / pack)
 1 cup sliced mushrooms
 1 teaspoon frozen, chopped garlic
 2 cartons passata
 1 tablespoon tomato puree
 ¼ cup vegetable stockper 1/4 cup, make up 60 ml hot water with 1/3 stock cube
 1 teaspoon sugar
 fresh basil

Directions

1

Heat the oil in a saucepan and add the Mediterranean vegetables, frozen mushrooms, chopped garlic and soften.
Add the passata, tomato puree, stock, sugar and cook on a low heat for around 20 minutes until the vegetables are soft. If the sauce is too thick, add some water to loosen it.
Once the vegetables are soft, remove the sauce from the heat and season with salt and pepper.

2

Ready to Serve
Your sauce is now ready to top your favourite pasta! Finish with some grated cheese and a few optional fresh basil leaves.

Ready for the Freezer
Once the sauce has cooled completely, pour it into a reusable labelled freezer bag and freeze.

Ready to Eat
Once defrosted, heat through in a saucepan or in the microwave until piping hot. Ladle over pasta of your choice.

Veggie Packed Pasta Sauce

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