Easy Pasta Sauce with Zucchini & Mushrooms


Mushroom & Zucchini Tomato Sauce

Serves 4


  • Olive oil
  • 1 red onion
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 zucchini
  • 2 carrots peeled
  • 250g mushrooms
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp. vegan butter / margarine
  • 1 tbsp. dried basil
  • 1 tbsp. dried oregano
  • salt and pepper
  • 500ml sieved tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 3/4 cup plant based milk
  • 1/2 tbsp. flour


  1. Add all the veggies (onion, garlic, zucchini, musshrooms, carrots and tomatoes) separately in a food processor to chop them finely

  2. Heat olive oil in a sauce pan (enough to cover the bottom of the pan) over medium heat

  3. Add onion and garlic cloves and cook them for about 1-2 minutes or until the onion becomes transclucent

  4. Add zucchini and carrots and cook for 2 minutes

  5. Then add the mushrooms and cook them for another 2 minutes before adding tomatoes, tomato paste, dried basil, dried oregano, some salt and pepper, vegan butter and sieved tomatoes

  6. Stir well, reduce heat to low, cover sauce pan with a lid and cook for about 20 minutes

  7. Stir sauce regularly

  8. Whisk together plant based milk and flour and add the mixture to the sauce

  9. cook for another minute

  10. Add some more salt and pepper if necessary and serve with pasta

  11. ENJOY!


Enough for 500g pasta of your choice

3 thoughts on “Easy Pasta Sauce with Zucchini & Mushrooms

  1. I made this pasta yesterday, and it was very good. I did not mix all the zucchini and mushrooms because I love to have some pieces in the sauce. It was very easy to make and also delicious!

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