Tomato-Vegetable Sauce




  1. 1. In large pot over medium heat, combine onion, mushrooms and garlic with 1 tablespoon water. Cook, stirring often, until softened, about 4 minutes.
  2. 2. Add zucchini, bell pepper, tomatoes, tomato sauce, parsley and any seasonings from the variations below. Cook, uncovered, over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, 1 hour.
  3. Stir in spinach. Cook just until spinach wilts, 2 to 3 minutes. Serve over potatoes or grains.


Italian: Add 1 teaspoon each dried basil and dried oregano. Use Italian-style stewed tomatoes.

Cajun: Add 1 teaspoon dried basil and 1⁄2 teaspoon hot sauce. Use Cajun-style stewed tomatoes.

Mexican: Add 1 teaspoon each dried basil and chili powder. Use Mexican-style stewed tomatoes.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 162
  • Protein Content: 9 g