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Pasta with Garden Sauce

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Photo of a bowl with pasta and garden sauce
Ready In: 1 hour
Serves: 8
This pasta dish is stocked with vitamins, and mama mia! It’s fantastico!

What you'll need

Large pan with lid
Sharp knife
Spatula or spoon
Large pot (stockpot) with lid


Serves 8
1 tablespoon Vegetable Oil
1 Onion (about 1 cup) chopped
1 Bell Pepper (about 1 cup) diced
1 cup Mushrooms sliced
1/2 cup Water
2 cloves Garlic finely chopped
2 teaspoons Dried Oregano
2 teaspoons Dried Basil
1 Bay Leaf
16 ounces Tomato Sauce no added salt
1 tablespoon Tomato Paste
1 teaspoon Honey (feel free to use less)
1 pound Pasta Dried
1/2 teaspoon Salt (feel free to use less) for pasta water


1.In a skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium heat. Add onion and bell pepper and cook for 5 minutes or until onion is soft. Add mushrooms, water, garlic, oregano, basil, bay leaf, tomato puree, and tomato paste to the skillet and stir.
2.Simmer uncovered on low heat for 30 minutes. Remove bay leaf from sauce. Add honey* to sauce and cook another 10 minutes.
3.While waiting for sauce, place a pot of water on high heat for pasta. When water boils, add salt and pasta, then reduce heat to medium.
4.Boil pasta for about 10 minutes and drain.
5.Serve Garden Sauce over pasta.

Chef's Tips

  • *Do not give honey to children under the age of one year.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 0.75 cup

Serving Per Container 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories 300
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4 g5%
Saturated Fat <1 g3%
Sodium 400 mg17%
Total Carbohydrate 58 g21%
Dietary Fiber 5 g18%
Protein 11 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

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