Vegan Marinara SauceSubmitted by: RUTHEY01
IntroductionTrader Joe's carries canned veggies and tomato products with a "V" for vegetarian/vegan on the labels. Trader Joe's carries canned veggies and tomato products with a "V" for vegetarian/vegan on the labels.
1 red onion, diced
3 stalks celery, diced
1 carrot, diced
1 green bell pepper, diced
1 zucchini, diced
3 medium mushrooms, chopped
1 can tomato paste, 12 oz, low or no-salt
3 cans tap water
1 can petite diced tomatoes, 14.5 oz, low or no-salt
3 cloves garlic, peeled and coarsely diced
2 tbsp dried basil
1 tbsp dried rosemary
2 tbsp olive oil
Heat olive oil over medium heat in a sauce pan. Add the vegetables and saute for 5 minutes. Add garlic, basil and rosemary. Saute 3 more minutes. Mix the can of tomato paste with 3 cans hot water and add to sauce pan. Add the diced tomatoes. Simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
Serve over pasta or in eggplant or zucchini casseroles.
Serving Size: 6 3/4-cup servings