Pasta with Carrot Marinara Sauce

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Main Ingredient: Pasta
Menu Part: Entree
Cuisine Type: Italian
Serves: 16 servings

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.

Ingredients

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
Black pepper
16 portions cooked pasta

Steps

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