The vegetables replace the meat beautifully in this easy vegetarian sauce. Serving it over whole wheat pasta gives you a high fiber dinner.
- Makes: 4 servings
- Prep: 25 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Prepare spaghetti according to package directions; drain and keep warm.
- Meanwhile, in a large skillet cook vegetables, onion, and garlic in hot oil over medium-high heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring often. Stir in spaghetti sauce, basil, oregano, salt, and crushed red pepper; heat through.*
- Serve sauce over cooked spaghetti. Top with Parmesan cheese, if desired.
To disguise vegetables for picky eaters, transfer the sauce to a blender or food processor before heating through. Cover and blend or process the sauce until nearly smooth. Return mixture to skillet and heat through.
If desired, cook 8 ounces of raw extra-lean ground turkey breast in a skillet until browned and no pink remains. Add with the spaghetti sauce and heat through.