Healthy Recipes
Authored By:  Polly Pitchford, Full Spectrum Health™
Nightshade-free and all the richness of a marinara sauce. The shade of red varies depending on how big a beet you add to the pot.
Diet Types: Macrobiotic, Vegan, Vegetarian
Ingredients:
  • 1 pound carrots, peeled and cut into large chunks
  • 2 small beets, peeled, chopped
  • 2 Spanish onions, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 tablespoons Arrowroot dissolved in cold water
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 cup cold water to dissolve arrow root
  • Serves: 6
    Cooking Time: 30 minutes - one hour
    Instructions:
    Place vegetables, bay leaves, salt and water in large pot. Boil until very soft. Remove bay leaves. Puree vegetables, using cooking broth as needed. Return to pot. In a seperate skillet, saute garlic and spices in oil and add to sauce. Arrowroot can be added at this point for a glossy sheen and extra body. Simmer 15-30 minutes, allowing flavor to improve. Adjust seasonings.

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    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size: 1
    Servings per Recipe: 6
    Amount Per Serving 
    Calories 110
    Calories from Fat 43
     % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 5g7%
      Saturated Fat 1g4%
      Mono Fat 3g 
    Sodium 837mg35%
    Total Carbs 16g5%
      Dietary Fiber 4g16%
    Protein 2g 
    Iron7%
    Calcium5%
    Vitamin B-610%
    Vitamin C13%
    Vitamin E5%
    Vitamin A181%
    Selenium3%
    Manganese15%
    Copper5%
    Zinc3%
    Pantothenic acid2%
    Niacin4%
    Riboflavin6%
    Thiamin7%
    Folate13%
    Potassium12%
    Phosphorus6%
    Magnesium6%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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