Recipes for Hidden Vegetable Sauce
PASTA & SAUCE
Cook pasta as per instructions. In a separate saucepan heat Sauce (or cook in microwave). Drain pasta and return to pan. Pour over the hot sauce and stir through. Top with Parmesan cheese and chopped fresh basil.
MEATBALLS WITH SPAGHETTI
Make or buy pork or beef meatballs approximately the size of a ping-pong ball. Brown meatballs in frying pan, while heating Sauce in a saucepan. Once browned, add meatballs to sauce and cook on low/medium heat for 10/15 minutes. Add to cooked spaghetti and serve!
CHICKEN STRIPS & RICE or COUS COUS
Pour Sauce into a medium size baking dish. Partially submerge raw chicken strips and spray with olive oil. Bake in medium oven for 15 mins and cook the rice. Alternatively fry chicken in a pan and pour heated sauce over when serving.
EASY SHEPHERD’S PIE & PEAS
Brown lamb mince in small batches in a frying pan and drain fat through a sieve over a bowl. Heat Sauce in a medium sized pan. Add browned lamb to Sauce and stir well. Cook for 10 mins. Place in baking dish and top with mashed potato and a little grated parmesan cheese.
Bake in oven for 20 mins and serve with peas.
Add approx. 75 – 100ml of water to Sauce and heat in pan over low heat for 6 minutes. Serve with crusty bread.
FALAFEL & COUSCOUS OR RICE
Heat falafel in medium oven for 6 mins while heating sauce in pan on low heat. Allow for 2-3 per child and 4-5 per adult, Cook couscous as per instructions. Place falafel on plate and pour Sauce over. Serve with couscous and salad.
Generously top a plain pizza base with Sauce and top with grated cheddar – and anything you fancy!! I like extra mozzarella and pesto! Cook for approx. 7 mins in a hot oven.
Place cod loin in a small oiled baking dish. Pour Sauce over cod until nearly submerged, spray fish with olive oil and cook on high heat for approx. 10 – 12 mins. Serve with brown rice or crushed small potatoes, spinach and a squeeze of lemon.