Hidden Veggie Pasta Sauce

If you are like me, you would love to have your kids eat more vegetables. I try not to force it at my dinner table, but it is obvious my girls don’t like them! I see some kids pounding cherry tomatoes, bell peppers, and cucumbers and think, “where did I go wrong?” Serves me right for thinking I was “mom of the year” by homemaking Maya’s baby food and thinking she would be a good eater. Pride comes before a fall I guess. So if you are a mom like me, try this awesome sauce my mom gave to my girls that has lots of vegetables “hidden” inside. My girls ate it up and kept asking for more. I guarantee your kids will like it. And if not, no judgement from me…..

Thanks for the recipe Nana!

Hidden Veggie Pasta Sauce

1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 14 1/2 – 15 – ounce can petite diced tomatoes
1 6 – ounce can tomato paste
2/3 cup water
1 cup grated cauliflower
1 cup coarsely shredded carrot
1 1/2 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning, crushed
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon fennel seeds, crushed
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 pound bowtie pasta
3/4 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
Cracked black pepper, olive oil and Italian flat leaf parsley or basil for garnish

Directions: In a saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute. Add diced tomatoes, tomato paste, the water, cauliflower, carrot, Italian seasoning, salt, fennel seeds and red pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 20 minutes. Pour contents carefully in a blender and blend until smooth. Return sauce to the saucepan over low heat until you are ready to serve.
Meanwhile, cook and drain bow tie pasta according to package directions.Serve cooked pasta topped with sauce and a dollop of ricotta cheese. If you like, garnish with black pepper, a drizzle of olive oil and parsley or basil.
tip * To grate cauliflower, use the large grate on your box shredder.

Serves 6.

modified from Midwest Living 

Tomatoes, cauliflower, and carrots are "hidden" in this kid friendly pasta sauce

Tomatoes, cauliflower, and carrots are “hidden” in this kid friendly pasta sauce



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  71. Fredo Reply

    Where did you go wrong you ask……for starters look at the guy you married. Only greens on his dinner plate are gummy bears and skittles.

    • katie Reply

      hey, he likes salad and asparagus too!!