Vegetarian Italian Sauce

Vegetarian Italian Sauce

This features T.V.P. (Textured Vegetable Protein), a fat free, high quality protein made from soya beans.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 40 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine Condiments, Dressings, High Fiber, Sauces, Vegetarians
Servings 4 People


  • 1 pc Medium Onion Finely chopped
  • 2 pcs Garlic Cloves Crushed
  • 1 pc Tomatoes Tinned (400g)
  • 1/2 cup Crushed Tomatoes
  • 2 cups Water (500ml)
  • 2 pcs Bay Leaves
  • 2 tsp Sugar or Sugar Substitute
  • 1/2 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Lite or Table Salt
  • 1 tsp Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 cup T.V.P. (75g)
  • 1 Tbsp Mono/Poly Unsaturated Oil


  • Place onion and garlic with oil in a heavy based saucepan. Stir fry until soft and lightly coloured.
  • Add tomatoes, tomato paste, water, bay leaves, sugar, nutmeg, oregano, salt and black pepper. Bring to the boil and simmer over low heat for 1 hour.
  • Remove from heat, stir in T.V.P. Cover and let stand for 15 minutes.
  • Reheat over low heat for 20 minutes before serving.


Calories :180
Kilojoules :754
Fat :6
Carbohydrate :16
Protein :15
Sodium :301
Fiber :3
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