Pasta with Carrot Marinara Sauce
Add a little stealth health to classic pasta with marinara with this recipe, which infuses the sauce with puréed baby carrots. This recipe also features diced onion, fresh basil and chopped garlic.
4 oz. olive oil blend
12 oz. diced onion
1⁄2 lb. puréed baby carrots
1⁄2 oz. chopped garlic
31⁄2 lb. diced tomato in purée
1⁄2 oz. chiffonade fresh basil
16 portions cooked pasta
1. Heat oil, and sauté onions and carrots until soft.
2. Add garlic, and sauté until caramelized, about 5 minutes.
3. Add tomatoes and basil, reduce to a simmer and cook about 35 minutes. Season to taste with pepper and serve with heated pasta.
Recipe by The University of New Hampshire, Durham