Easy Chunky Garden Vegetable Tomato Sauce

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Pasta is something that we enjoy around here, but with every meal that I make, I like to add as many vegetables to it as I can to make it really colorful and healthy.

When I make pasta, I like to make my own homemade tomato sauce to go along with it. This new sauce recipe that I have perfected is loaded with fresh vegetables from our garden. This year we had some pepper plants, and many beautiful yellow zucchini as well.

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They were beautiful ingredients to add to the sauce recipe!

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Easy Chunky Garden Vegetable Tomato Sauce

Serves 4-6

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons sunflower oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 6 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 3 medium carrots, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 medium zucchini, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons basil
  • 2 teaspoons oregano
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • pinch of ground black pepper
  • pinch of sodium-free Hebamare
  • 1 (796 ml) can no salt added diced tomatoes, with juice
  • 1 (156 ml) can tomato paste
  • 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup or 10 drops liquid original alcohol-free stevia, sweeten to taste.

Directions

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat
  2. Add the diced onion and crushed garlic and cook a few minutes, until fragrant.
  3. Add the diced carrots, cover and cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring a few times throughout.*
  4. Add the diced peppers and zucchini, basil, oregano, thyme, Herbamare, and black pepper. Continue to cook covered, 13-15 minutes more, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the diced tomatoes, tomato paste and maple syrup or stevia drops. Stir and simmer a few minutes more to bring all of the flavors together.

*I like to add a bit of water to the skillet to help the vegetables cook and not stick to the pan, as needed, a few tablespoons.

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Serve with your favorite type of pasta and vegan parmesan or regular parmesan cheese!

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Enjoy! πŸ™‚

tiffany6

5 thoughts on “Easy Chunky Garden Vegetable Tomato Sauce

  1. Oh goodness, that looks so good. Thanks for sharing, I think we will give this a try one night for dinner very soon.

    Hope things are well in your world my friend. xo

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  2. Hi Tiffany, I would like to know if their is something I could use instead of the hebamare, because I can’t find it in the stores where I live.

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