Mimi's Pasta Sauce

Course Main Course, Sauce
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 15 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Servings 10 mason jars
Kate & Zest katebunting

Ingredients

  • 4 cups minced faux-meat
  • 6 x 796ml (28 ocans dices tomatoes
  • 1 x 156ml can tomato paste
  • 2 large green peppers diced
  • 3 celery stalks diced
  • 2 large onions diced
  • 3 garlic cloves thinly chopped
  • 2 x 227g baskets mushrooms sliced
  • bay leaves
  • 2 cloves whole
  • 1/2 cup Italian seasoning
  • 1/8 cup thyme
  • 1 tbs rosemary leaves
  • 1/8 cup oregano
  • 1/8 cup parsley
  • 1/8 cup basilic
  • Dried chili peppers to taste
  • Oil for cooking

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven at 350 degrees F
  2. In a big oven safe pan, warm a little bit of oil over medium heat and add in the green peppers, celery, onions and garlic. Cook for 3-4 minutes
  3. Add the minced faux-meat. Cook for 2 another minutes
  4. Add in the diced tomatoes and tomato paste and stir well
  5. Add in all the spices, including the dried chili peppers and bring to a low boil
  6. Once low boil is reached, cover and transfer to oven. Simmer in the oven for 3 hours
  7. Remove from oven and add the sliced mushrooms. Adjust spices to taste and enjoy!