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Slow Cooker Vegetarian Spaghetti Sauce
Slow Cooker Vegetarian Spaghetti Sauce

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Spaghetti Sauce

Portions 8 - 10
Preparation Time
Cooking Time

Ingredients

1 bag Arctic Gardens vegetables for spaghetti

1 lb (450 g) firm tofu, drained and crumbled

1 can brown lentils, 19 oz (540 ml), rinsed and drained

1 can crushed tomatoes, 28 oz (798 ml)

1 can diced tomatoes, 28 oz (798 ml)

1 1/2 tsp (7 ml) garlic powder

1 tbsp (15 ml) sugar

3 tbsp (45 ml) Italian seasoning*

Salt and freshly ground pepper

1 cup (250 ml) tomato paste

Preparation

  1. Mix together all the ingredients except tomato paste and put in the slow cooker.
  2. Set the slow cooker on high for 4 to 5 hours or on low for 6 to 7 hours. 
  3. Thicken with tomato paste. If desired, process the sauce with a hand mixer to blend the vegetables completely into the sauce so they go unnoticed.
  4. Correct the seasoning and serve on your choice of pasta.
*Italian seasoning is a mix of dried herbs that usually includes rosemary, basil, thyme, marjoram, oregano, sage and savory.
 
 

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

Calories: 155

Protein:  12 g

Fat:    3 g

Carbohydrate:  27 g

Fibre:   7 g

Sodium: 410 mg

 
 
 
 
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