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Vegetarian Pasta Sauce
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Vegetarian Pasta Sauce

Practically a superfood!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 3
Calories: 343kcal
Author: Sula


  • 2 TB olive oil
  • 14 oz can tomato sauce
  • ¼ cup water
  • 14 oz can cannellini beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 medium sweet potato peeled and sliced
  • 1 broccoli crown in florets
  • 1 Roma tomato cubed
  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning


  • Place peeled and sliced sweet potato in a microwave-safe bowl with water. Microwave, covered, 3-4 minutes until just starting to soften. Cut slices into bite-sized cubes.
  • Heat large saucepan on medium heat, add oil. Add the onions and beans. Cook, stirring, for 5-7 minutes, until onion and beans are just starting to brown. Add sweet potato, then garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Add chopped tomato and broccoli and pour in the tomato sauce and water.
  • Add Italian seasoning and stir. Allow sauce to come to a boil and reduce heat to simmer. Simmer for 8-10 minutes, or until broccoli is crisp-tender. Turn off heat, add spinach and stir. The spinach will wilt in 30-60 seconds.
  • Serve alone or with pasta/zoodles.


Calories: 343kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1088mg | Potassium: 1454mg | Fiber: 17g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 10051IU | Vitamin C: 203mg | Calcium: 252mg | Iron: 7mg

Nutrition values are estimates only, using online calculators. Please verify using your own data.