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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