Hiding vegetables a breeze with the Philips Jamie Oliver blender
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Recipe type: Sauce
Cuisine: Western
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Serves: 10-12
 
Every mother's dream for sneaking vegetables into the kids' diets. Adapted from Jamie Oliver's tomato sauce recipe.
Ingredients
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 3 celery sticks
  • 3 small carrots
  • 1 bell pepper
  • half a pumpkin (about 1kg)
  • 1 pack of mushrooms
  • 2 14.5oz plum tomatoes plus the juice in the can
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 teaspoons mixed herbs
  • salt to taste
  • a couple of dashes of black pepper
  • olive oil
  • Total of 1L veg/chicken/beef stock + tomato juice in the can
Instructions
  1. Wash and dice all the vegetables.
  2. Heat a large pot over medium heat. Add a tablespoon of oil to the pot, followed by all the vegetables.
  3. Pour the juice out of the cans into a measuring cup. Top up the amount of liquid needed with stock of choice to 1L.
  4. Add the canned tomatoes, mixed herbs, black pepper, stock+juice and bay leaves. Bring it to a boil then simmer for 25-30minutes.
  5. Take the pot off the heat, spoon out the bay leaves and let the sauce cool slightly before blitzing in the blender until smooth.
Notes
Serving suggestions: Top with rotisserie chicken or fry some beef mince then mix well with the sauce.
Recipe by at http://simplymommie.com/2013/07/hiding-vegetables-a-breeze-with-philips-jamie-oliver-blender.html