anything sauce

So many veggies, so many uses! Click to find out just how versatile this recipe is!
Anything Sauce
budget friendly, freezer friendly, one pot

So many veggies, so many uses! Our anything sauce uses just about anything to make it! 

?Serves: 4-6
Prep: 10 mins  Cook: 35-40 mins


  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 brown onion, diced
  • 2 cloves (2 teaspoons) crushed garlic
  • 500g premium mince
  • 10 mushrooms, diced
  • 1 eggplant, diced
  • 2 medium carrots, grated
  • 1 red capsicum, diced
  • 1 large zucchini, grated
  • 1 large handful spinach or kale, washed and diced
  • 420g tin of brown lentils, drained
  • 1 x jar Passata (or use 2 x 420g canned tomatoes. Or for a sweeter, thinner sauce use 1 can tomatoes and 1 can tomato soup)
  • 2 tablespoons dried herbs (Bolognese style)


  1. Heat oil in pan on medium heat
  2. Add onion, garlic, mushrooms and eggplant
  3. Sautè for 4 minutes or until onions start to soften and turn translucent
  4. Add mince and tomato paste and cook until mince has browned
  5. Add remaining ingredients
  6. Simmer for 20 minutes
  7. Add more herbs or tomato paste to taste. Add stock or water if more liquid is required


Substitute the mince with 420g canned red kidney beans (drained) for a meat-free sauce.

Check out our magic pudding blog to see how many different ways you can use this sauce.

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