Sunday, 2 November 2014

Vegetable and tomato pasta Sauce

Spicy tomato sauce cooked  with Mediterranean vegetables 


 480g / 16oz passatta (sieved tomatoes)
1 green capsicum finely chopped
1 medium courgette finely chopped
60g / 2oz precooked sweet corn
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium red onion finely chopped
1 clove garlic finely minced
1/2 teaspoon white pepper
1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
1 teaspoon sugar.
1 teaspoon dried oregano
 Boiled pasta of choice for serving


 1.In a pan heat the oil, when it is hot sauté the garlic and onions until translucent.
2. Add the vegetables and sauté for 3-4 minutes until they soften.
3. Add the passatta, salt, pepper, chilli powder and sugar and simmer the sauce for 10 minutes until it is thick and vegetables are cooked.
4. Place the pasta in a serving dish and spoon over the pasta sauce.

Submitting to:
In my VEG BOX ~ Peppers
Pasta please event by Jac of tinned tomatoes hosted by simplyfood


  1. That's a good way to get extra vegetables on the table without the children knowing and I like the idea of using courgettes which I really struggle with if eating on their own.

  2. So simple yet so tasty. I make a variation on this with a load of vegetables to get into my little boys system

  3. Pam Francis Gregory3 November 2014 at 13:07

    This looks perfect now the weather has changed

  4. This looks heavenly! I would love this- healthy too!

  5. Brilliant recipe for using up odds & sods of left over veg in the fridge.

  6. Great recipe, both for using things up and also to get the kids to eat more veg.

  7. This looks really substantial, will give it a go.

  8. Simply delicous, quick, easy and tasty. perfect for a speedy supper

  9. A tasty sauce, I bet it works well with fish too

  10. This sounds delicious will give this a try as the kids love pasta x

  11. Great way to get extra veg into a meal - Love the little bit of heat from the chilli too

  12. This looks delicious, and easy to tweek and have it as a slimming world meal! Thanks:)

  13. This looks great and will probably go with most meals as a veg portion!

  14. tried this but blended it up after .... and the kids ate it al easily ... no chunks of veg ... HIDDEN VEG FTW !!

  15. Looks & sounds delicious. Perfect for our little one's who will do anything they can to avoid veg! :)

  16. Love pasta, so would love to try this, looks delicious

  17. I love homemade tomato pasta sauce - I usually make mine with a tin of tomatoes, Lea & Perrins sauce, stir-fried peppers and onions, sweetcorn and black pepper. Had a shop bought sauce today for speed sake and didn't like it now I'm used to home-made sauces!

  18. Really nice variation of a very common sauce

  19. this looks amazing. I've actually been wanting to make my own tomato sauce for pasta so this is perfect

  20. Just yumm!! Happy to follow u!

  21. Such a great staple recipe to have it would be great to make a huge batch for lasagna bolognese or ragu, all kinds of Italian yummy things to store away in the freezer - thank you :)


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