Fresh Tomato and Vegetable Sauce

This is a simple, easy and DELICIOUS sauce that I developed for a PIX-11 segment using simple, fresh ingredients that would be typically found in a City Harvest NYC box or at one of their mobile markets. This is made with all fresh and healthy ingredients! 


Health Benefit: This meal is filled with tons of fiber and can be added to any protein to create a well-rounded, healthy and filling meal! 

  • Medium skillet/pan or pot

  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1 pepper, chopped
  • 2 zucchini, chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil 
  • 3 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 4 tbsp water 
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Heat a skillet over medium heat with olive oil; add onions and saute about 5 minutes; add carrots, peppers, zucchini, and garlic; saute another 5 minutes

Step 2

Add tomatoes and water and cover; let the mixture simmer for 20 minutes

Step 3

Uncover pot and let some of the liquid evaporate to thicken sauce

Step 6

Serve over your favorite grain and enjoy!