Pizza Pasta Sauce is made from scratch with a blend of red spaghetti sauce and the flavors of a red pizza sauce.
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Vegan Pizza Pasta Sauce

Vegan Pizza Pasta Sauce with Rigatoni is a nice new twist.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Pasta
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 9 Servings
Calories 263kcal
Author Ginny McMeans

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces meatless ground beef - you can use up to 16 ounces
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup green bell pepper - diced
  • 1/2 onion - diced, small yellow onion
  • 28 ounces crushed fire roasted tomatoes
  • 14 ounces pizza sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup vegetable juice
  • 12 ounces rigatoni pasta

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a large skillet.
  • Add the onion and green bell pepper and saute for 15 minutes.
  • Add the frozen meatless ground beef and cook on medium heat for 5 minutes.
  • Add the remainder of the ingredients and bring to a boil.
  • Cover and turn down the heat to medium low.
  • Cook on high simmer for one hour.
  • To serve:
  • Cook the rigatoni according to package directions. Drain and toss with the Pizza Pasta Sauce.

Notes

Serve with more sauce on the side, a fresh salad and garlic toast.
IF FREEZING:
Let cool to room temperature. Package in rigid sided freezer containers.
TO PREPARE AFTER FREEZING:
Remove from the freezer and put in the refrigerator overnight because it is a pretty solid mass and will take longer to defrost.
The night of serving -
Put all in a large saucepan and heat through.
Add the cooked pasta, heat and serve.
 

Nutrition

Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 263kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 636mg | Potassium: 456mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 775IU | Vitamin C: 24.9mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 2.5mg