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Hearty Meatless Sauce

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What is a recipe for vegetarian pasta sauce?

Hearty Meatless Sauce

  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrots
  • 3/4 cup chopped celery
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 can (28 oz.) tomatoes, undrained, chopped
  • 1 can (14oz.) tomato sauce
  • 1 1/2 tsp. basil
  • 1 1/2 tsp leaf oregano
  • Pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup bulgur (optional)

In a large saucepan, heat oil. Cook onions, garlic, carrots, celery, mushrooms, and green pepper in oil until vegetables are soft. Add remaining ingredients except salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally for 25-30 minutes or until thickened. Season to taste with salt and pepper.



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