This gorgeous pasta sauce has meaty beef mince and sausage, loads of fresh tomatoes and an absolute cornucopia of beautiful veg: Courgette, mushrooms, carrots, spinach, green and red peppers, onion and garlic. Add fresh herbs and seasoning, and you've got a very yummy, healthy pasta sauce indeed. Note: The longer it simmers, the more flavourful it will be!
Delicious!! - 03 Jan 2018
I used all red peppers and I used one large can crushed tomatoes and one large DRAINED can of diced tomatoes. This was good but both my husband and I thought the thyme was overpowering everything else in the sauce, so much so that noone really enjoyed it. I'll make this again but I'd cut way back on the thyme--then re-review. - 03 Mar 2012 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
We made this exactly as written, except for the carrots (I forgot to buy them). The recipe instructions do not include every step for some reason--this should be edited to include adding the meat with the veggie mixture before simmering. I can see how this would make a wonderful lasagna sauce! My husband & daughter opted to eat it over spaghetti, and I ate it out of a bowl with garlic bread. We loved it, loved the vegetable content, loved the fresh flavor, loved everything! Just don't expect a super thick sauce, it has no tomato paste or thickening agent--but it is wonderful without it, and you don't feel heavy after eating it. I'll definitely make it again! - 28 Aug 2011 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)