Mediterranean Vegetable Pasta Sauce (Oamc)

Total Time
45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

This rich vegetable sauce is sure to become a favourite whether it's mixed through pasta, spooned over baked potatoes, served with grilled chicken or fish, or spread over a pizza base. This sauce can be frozen. After adding the Napoletana Sauce and parsley, cool then freeze in a container and keep for up to 1 month. Defrost thoroughly, then reheat until piping hot before adding to cooked pasta or any of the suggestions above.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F Trim and discard the top and bottom of the eggplant and cut the remainder into small cubes.
  2. Peel the onion and chop finely. Cut the red pepper in half, deseed and slice into small pieces.
  3. Place the prepared vegetables in a medium-sized roasting tin with the garlic. Stir in the olive oil, paprika and 4 tbsp cold water. Roast in the preheated oven for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally to stop the vegetables from sticking.
  4. When the vegetables are soft and golden, stir in the Napoletana Sauce and parsley, and season well. Return to the oven for a further 10 minutes to heat through. Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to the pack instructions. Drain the pasta, then stir into the sauce. Serve with a crisp green salad.

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