1 brown onion
2 garlic cloves
1 T olive oil
1 carrot roughly chopped
150g pumpkin, peeled and roughly chopped
2 zucchini, roughly chopped
100g button mushrooms
4 tomatoes quartered
1 T tomato paste
400g tin tomatoes
1 tsp brown sugar
3 sprigs fresh basil or oregano (leaves only)
Place onion and garlic into mixing bowl and chop 3 sec/speed 7. Scrape down sides of bowl.
Add oil and saute 2 min/100C/speed 2.
Add carrot, pumpkin, zucchini, mushrooms and tomatoes and chop 5 sec/speed 7. Scrape down sides of bowl and chop a further 5 sec/speed 7.
Add tomato paste, tinned tomatoes and sugar and cook 15 min/100C/speed 2 with MC removed and TM basket on mixing bowl lid. Scrape down sides of bowl.
Add herbs, replace MC, and blend 1 min/speed 7, gradually increasing speed from 1 to 7.
Freeze or refrigerate until required.
Aimed at kids, but adults love it too. So quick and easy and full of vegetables… this tastes like a good napoli pasta sauce. Use it as a pasta sauce, or even on your home-made pizzas. I keep a stash in the freezer at all times for those nights I run out of time to cook.
Source: Cooking for your baby and toddler by Louise Fulton Keats