Baked Veg with tomato sauce & pumpkin seeds
 
 
Brown rice takes 45mins to steam and another 10 to rest. Put it on before you start cooking.
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Recipe type: Baked Vegetables
Serves: 2 large serves or 4 small ones
Ingredients
  • 300g homemade tomato sauce
  • 300g homemade tomato sauce
  • 200gms mushrooms,
  • 200gms mushrooms,
  • 2 red capsicum
  • 2 red capsicum
  • 5 small potatoes or 2 large
  • 5 small potatoes or 2 large
  • I sweet potato, peeled
  • I sweet potato, peeled
  • 3 thinly sliced cloves of garlic
  • 3 thinly sliced cloves of garlic
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • Fresh ground black pepper and a pinch of salt
Instructions
  1. You’ll also need a large frying pan and a medium baking dish
  2. Preheat oven to 180 C.
  3. Wash & finely slice the sweet potato and the other potatoes first and then the mushrooms. Slice the capsicum into long thin strips discarding the seeds and core.
  4. Heat a tablespoon of olive oil and fry your garlic first, then add the potatoes. Layer into your baking dish. In the rest of the oil fry the mushrooms until well browned and layer over the potatoes adding your pinch of salt and the pepper. Throw the peppers into your pan and then put them in as your top layer.
  5. Stir the oregano into the tomato sauce. The sauce goes over the top and it’s baked for 20 mins.
  6. This is good hot or cold.
  7. If you want to melt some cheese on top you can. 15 minutes into the baking time wearing oven gloves and making sure you’ve a clear heat resistant surface to place it on take the dish out and sprinkle 50-100 grams of grated cheese on top. Place it on the top shelf of your oven, use your griller and watch to see it doesn’t burn in the next five minutes.
  8. You could also sprinkle it with pumpkin seeds before serving. Pumpkin seeds will give you extra minerals and Vitamin E.
  9. Eat over brown rice (or quinoa, or pasta or cous cous). Leftovers are terrific on toast.
Recipe by Harvest Hub at https://harvesthub.com.au/latestnews/farm-recipes-week-1717/