Powerful Pasta Sauce* Yield: 2 quarts
2 tablespoons Olive oil
1 medium Onion, chopped
3 cloves Garlic, sliced
1⁄ 2 cup Carrots, shredded
1 cup Zucchini, grated
8 ounces Mushroom
2 cans Crushed tomatoes
1 tablespoon Oregano, dried
1 tablespoon Basil, dried
1 teaspoon Chili flakes, crushed
1⁄ 2 teaspoon Salt
1⁄ 2 teaspoon Black pepper, fresh ground
Dash Cayenne pepper
1. Heat olive oil in a medium sauce pan. Sauté chopped onions until lightly caramelized.
2. Add the chopped garlic, carrots, zucchini, and mushrooms. Sauté for approximately 5 minutes
until the mushrooms have cooked down. Add the crushed tomatoes. Simmer 15 minutes.
Add oregano, basil, chili flakes, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper.
3. Serve with your favorite whole grain pasta.
National Food Service Management Institute
The University of Mississippi