Veggie deluxe spaghetti sauce
Sauces Spaghetti Vegetarian Vegan Pasta
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:01:09 AM. Recipe ID 24463. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Veggie deluxe spaghetti sauce
Categories: Vegetarian, Vegan, Sauces, Pasta
Yield: 4 Servings
2 c Tofu; mashed
5 c ;water; boiling
3 tb Olive oil
1 md Onion; chopped
1 c Carrots; thinly sliced
1 c Broccoli florets; cut into
-bite-size pieces, stems
-peeled and sliced
1 c Zucchini; sliced
1 c Mushrooms; sliced
4 Garlic cloves; minced
1 ts Basil
1 ts Thyme
1/2 ts Oregano
1/4 ts Celery seed
1/4 ts Cloves, ground
1/2 c Sunflower seeds; coarsely
2 tb Tamari (not shoyu)
1 lb Tomatoes; canned
1/2 c Tomato paste
1 tb Maple or rice syrup
Drop the tofu into the boiling water. Bring the water back to a boil
and cook for 1 minute.
Drain the tofu into a colander that has been lined with a clean
dishtowel. Run cold water over the tofu to cool it off for easier
handling. Twist the dishotwel and press the tofu to squeezeout the
excess water. When the tofu has been adequately pressed, it shoul
dhave a firm, ground-beef-like texture.
Heat the oil in a large, heavy kettle. Add th eonions, carrots, and
broccoli. Stir-fry for about 5 minutes.
Add the zucchini, mushrooms, garlic,herbs, and spices.
Stir for a couple of minutes, then cover the kettle and cook over
medium heat until teh vegetables are tender, but still crisp. Stir
Add the pressed tofu, sunflower seeds and tamari. Stir for a minute
over medium heat.
Add the remaining ingredients and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
Serve this sauce over whole grain pasta, acompanied by a big green
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