Chock Full ‘O’ Veg Tomato Sauce
This recipe takes an off-the-shelf sauce and jacks it up with extra nutrients. Your family and kids will never know they are eating so many veggies! You can easily sub in whatever veggies you have on hand and take advantage by adding fresh garlic or other spices to your liking. Try serving over wheat pasta or chic pea pasta for extra fiber and protein.
- 1 jar of tomato sauce, any kind
- 1 Tbsp olive oil
- 1 cup button mushrooms, chopped
- 1/2 onion, chopped
- 1/2 cup pumpkin puree (can sub sweet potato or butternut squash puree)
- 1 cup spinach leaves
- Heat olive oil in a medium pot over medium heat. Sauce onion and mushrooms until onion is translucent, 3-4 minutes. Stir in sauce and pumpkin. Simmer over low heat for 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in spinach and blend in standing blender or with immersion blender until smooth.