Today, I made some veggie filled spaghetti sauce. I sauteed half a diced onion, a whole diced red bell pepper, and about a dozen mushrooms. After they were tender, I added about 4 minced garlic cloves and cooked until fragrant (about 1 minute more). Then, I added a 15 oz can of petite diced tomatoes and a 15 oz can of tomato sauce. I then added some basil, oregano and red pepper flakes. Finally I sliced up some chicken sausage and let it all simmer
As if all of those vegetables weren't enough, I decided to make some spiralized zucchini and squash with my new little gadget (found on amazon for less than $10). I like to fool my husband with things that I cook sometimes so I decided that I would make his dinner half whole wheat spaghetti, half spiralized zucchini and squash. ;) My dinner was all veggies though, no real spaghetti.
After I spiralized the veggies, I sauteed them in a little misted olive oil until cooked through (just a few minutes). I must say this was very yummy! I make spaghetti squash every now and then, but I must say that I like this much better because these spiralized veggies kept their shape and texture and it was like actually having spaghetti. I will make this all the time! Even my husband liked it!
I wonder what else I can spiralize.... ;)