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Peek A Boo Pasta Sauce

Do you have a picky eater? Is your dog getting fat because your kids keep feeding it under the table? Are you desperate about finding ways to sneak veggies into your family’s diet? Well, I’ve got a solution for you! You’re going to load this delicious Peek A Boo Pasta Sauce with veggies, and your kids will never see them!

peek a boo pasta sauce

What You Need To Make Peek A Boo Pasta Sauce:

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 small bell pepper (red or green)
  • 1 tbsp diced garlic
  • 1/4 cup yellow squash, diced
  • 1/4 cup zucchini, diced
  • 1/4 cup pureed carrot (2 jars of baby food is perfect for this)
  • 1/4 cup pureed broccoli or peas or spinach (2 jars of baby food is perfect for this)
  • 1 15 oz can fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup diced okra (seeded)
  • fresh herbs to taste
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • salt & pepper to taste

How To Make Peek A Boo Pasta Sauce:

In a medium sauce pan, heat olive oil. Add onion, pepper, garlic, squash, zucchini, and okra and saute until softened. Mix in remaining ingredients and simmer over medium heat (stirring occasionally to avoid sticking to bottom of pan) until thickened. Serve over cooked pasta. Enjoy!

peek a boo pasta sauce

Pro Tip: Okra contains a compound called mucilage which thickens when heat is applied. The okra itself won’t change the flavor of your dish, but it will help it stick to the pasta better.

peek a boo pasta sauce

Peek A Boo Pasta Sauce

Yield: 4 servings

Do you have a picky eater? Is your dog getting fat because your kids keep feeding it under the table? Are you desperate about finding ways to sneak veggies into your family's diet? Well, I've got a solution for you! You're going to load this delicious Peek A Boo Pasta Sauce with veggies, and your kids will never see them!

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 small bell pepper (red or green)
  • 1 tbsp diced garlic
  • 1/4 cup yellow squash, diced
  • 1/4 cup zucchini, diced
  • 1/4 cup pureed carrot (2 jars of baby food is perfect for this)
  • 1/4 cup pureed broccoli or peas or spinach (2 jars of baby food is perfect for this)
  • 1 15 oz can fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup diced okra (seeded)
  • fresh herbs to taste
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a medium sauce pan, heat olive oil.
  2. Add onion, pepper, garlic, squash, zucchini, and okra and saute until softened.
  3. Mix in remaining ingredients and simmer over medium heat (stirring occasionally to avoid sticking to bottom of pan) until thickened.
  4. Serve over cooked pasta.
  5. Enjoy!
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