Fitting in your veggies for the day is sometimes easier said than done. Sneaking veggies into sauces can help!
5 Ways to Make Hidden Veggie Sauces
Sneaking veggies into sauces is one way we like to boost our daily veggies while diving into favorite dishes, like spaghetti, mac and cheese, or chicken alfredo. Try our 5 Ways to Make Hidden Veggie Sauces for a twist on the classics that make enjoying your veggies easy peasy! For more inspiration for you and your family, check out our links to some of our tasty recipes below.
- Wash hands with warm Soap and water for 20 seconds.
- Add ingredients from your chosen sauce below to blender and blend until well combined. Add or use as a substitute sauce to your favorite dishes for a boost of hidden veggies!
Sneaky Veggie Recipes
Tomato Veggie Sauce
Great for pizza, pasta, or as a dipping sauce, this is sure to be a family favorite.
1/4 cup oil + 1/2 onion + garlic +28-ounces canned tomatoes + 1 cup spinach + 1 cup carrots + Italian Seasoning to taste
Bursting with flavor, spinach pesto is a great topping or substitute sauce for pasta, roasted vegetables, pizza, and more! Get the recipe here.
Butternut Squash Sauce
Everyone enjoys a good cheesy pasta. Give it a healthy twist by adding butternut squash to the sauce! Get the sauce recipe here.
Pair this creamy sauce with pasta, veggies or pizza!
2 cups cauliflower + garlic + 2 Tablespoons butter + 1 cup milk + 1/2 cup cheese + black pepper to taste
Red Pepper Sauce
Spread this flavorful sauce on burgers, sandwiches, pizza, vegetables, add to pasta, or use as a dipping sauce! Check out our similar hummus recipe here.
12- ounce jar roasted red peppers + 1/2 cup oil + garlic + 1 Tablespoon lemon juice + 2/3 cup chickpeas + black pepper to taste
Add a boost of veggies to your favorite desserts
Sauces aren’t the only way to boost your veggie intake. Check out some of our ideas for making it easy to incorporate veggies into your sweet treats.