Vegetable Spaghetti Sauce (#1812)

Serves
Ready
6
1.2
Hours
Prep
Cook
30
Minutes
45
Minutes
Categories
Sauces Low Fat Vegetarian
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Ingredients

  • 1 White Wine dry
  • 2 Carrots sliced thin
  • 1 Sweet Red Bell Peppers large, chopped
  • 1 Green Bell Peppers large, chopped
  • 1 cup Cauliflower Florets chopped
  • 1 Celery Stalks chopped
  • 1 Onions large, chopped
  • 1 cup Broccoli Florets chopped
  • 1 Garlic lots! Minced
  • 2 Tomatoes 48 ounce cans, ground
  • 2 Tomato Paste cans
  • 1 Basil fresh best
  • 1 Rosemary Leaves pulverized
  • 1 Oregano not too much
  • 1 Cilantro or Italian parsley
  • 1 Red Wine dry, full bodied
  • 1 Salt
  • 1 Black Pepper
  • 1 Red Pepper Flakes or hot sauce, to taste

Directions

  1. Have all the vegetables ready to cook - chopped and in containers.
  2. Pour about 1 oz of white wine in a large lined pot.
  3. When wine is boiling, dump in carrots and stir vigorously.
  4. Allow bottom to become a little dry then add a small amount of wine.
  5. Continue until carrots begin to soften then add each of the other ingredients in turn until all are in pot.
  6. Add small amounts of wine as necessary, but allow bottom to become somewhat dry without burning.
  7. Remember to keep stirring! Add the garlic last but allow to cook for only about 30 seconds.
  8. After all vegetables are in pot, add tomatoes and tomato paste.
  9. It is possible to buy ground canned tomatoes, if not, no big loss.
  10. Wash out cans with a quantity of red wine and add to pot.
  11. Add basil, rosemary - ground in spice mill, a little oregano, the cilantro, chicken base - or bouillon cubes - black pepper and red pepper flakes, stir cover pot and turn heat down until sauce is barely boiling.
  12. Cook until vegetables are tender and then run through food mill to puree.
  13. Return to pot. Bring barely to boil, adjust seasonings, cover and heat for about one half hour.
  14. Pour over your pasta.
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