Mediterranean veggie pasta sauce

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Henry Exley

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“Use as a great crowd pleaser for a quick dinner which is easy to prepare in advance, or as a cheap and healthy meal when you’ve not got much time to cook!”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
40
min.
Preparation
20
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-5+
Can of whole peeled tomatoes
390 g Passata with onion and garlic
Aubergine
Courgette
onion
2 cloves garlic
Mushrooms (chestnut or closed cup)
3 tsp mixed herbs
2 tbsp olive oil
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • knife
  • Chopping board
  • frying pan
  • spatula
  • Step 1/13

    • Aubergine
    • knife
    • Chopping board
    • frying pan

    Cut the aubergine into half inch thick slices and add to a wide based pan

  • Step 2/13

    • 2 tbsp olive oil

    Drizzle the aubergine with the olive oil and brown off to get colour.

  • Step 3/13

    • 2 cloves garlic

    Finely dice the garlic cloves and add to the pan before the aubergine is fully browned.

  • Step 4/13

    • Courgette

    Slice the courgette into 1 cm thick rounds and add to the pan.

  • Step 5/13

    • spatula

    Using a spatula, remove the browned aubergine rounds and dice into roughly 1cm square chunks.

  • Step 6/13

    When the courgettes are browned, remove from the pan and do the same as with the aubergine.

  • Step 7/13

    • onion

    Dice an onion into rough medium sized pieces and add to the pan which still has the garlic in.

  • Step 8/13

    • Mushrooms (chestnut or closed cup)

    Once the onions are translucent, slice the mushrooms and then dice them, before adding to the pan.

  • Step 9/13

    Re-add the aubergine and courgette to the pan and mix all of the contents well

  • Step 10/13

    • Can of whole peeled tomatoes
    • 390 g Passata with onion and garlic

    Open the carton of passata and add to the pan. Also open the can of tomatoes and using your fingers remove the cores and take them out of the pan along with any remaining skin.

  • Step 11/13

    • 3 tsp mixed herbs
    • salt
    • pepper

    Add the herbs and salt and pepper to taste.

  • Step 12/13

    Allow to simmer and bubble until the tomatoes have fallen, and the other vegetables have softened. Mix all of the contents well.

  • Step 13/13

    Serve with pasta or freeze for later!