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Vegetarian Pasta

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Serves 4

When my children were young, they hated vegetables, but loved this recipe! It was one way to get them to eat their veggies!

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  • 250g packet of Penne Pasta
  • 3 Carrots
  • 3 Celery Sticks
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 large onion
  • 15 Button Mushrooms


    1. Chop all your vegetables using a blender, (chop, do not mush them)
    2. Add a little vegetable oil to a saucepan, and fry vegetables until tender.
    3. Season with one vegetable stock cube, and a little salt and pepper.
    4. Now add 1 can 420g of Tomato puree, and half the same can of water. Check your seasoning again and add a little sugar to taste.
    5. Simmer for 15 minutes, until it thickens a little.
    6. In a large saucepan of boiling water, add 2 tsp salt, and a small drizzle of oil. Now add pasta and cook until just tender. Do not overcook. Drain well.
    7. Pour sauce over pasta, and serve with a green Salad

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