Roasted Vegetable Sauce
 Diet Recipes – Vegetable Sauce Recipe

Very versatile – our roasted vegetable pasta sauce recipe can be used as a base for many different meals... a great base for food that will fit into any diet.

Roasted Vegetable Sauce Recipe

By the wlr team

Our roasted vegetable sauce recipe is extremely versatile. Use it with pasta, baked potatoes, meat or fish to make a filling low calorie meal that will fit into any diet!

  • Recipe makes: 3 portions
  • Prep time:
    35 mins
  • Cook time: 10 mins
  • Calories: 267
    per portion


  • 1½ red peppers
  • 1½ yellow peppers
  • 2½ onions
  • 350g courgette
  • 300g butternut squash
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp mixed herbs
  • 1 x 400g can chopped tomatoes


Preheat oven to 200°C / Gas Mark 6 / 400°F

  1. Prepare and chop the peppers, onions, courgette, butternut squash and garlic.
  2. Place chopped vegetables in a bowl, drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with herbs and mix to coat.
  3. Transfer to a baking tin and roast in the oven for 20 minutes or until soft and lightly coloured.
  4. Place the chopped tomatoes in a saucepan, season to taste and heat through.
  5. Add the roasted vegetables and simmer for 10 minutes.

Serve with cooked pasta twists (50g dried weight) for an extra 265 cals

Taken from our ’Diet on a Budget’ meal plan, which provides info and recipes to help you diet without spending a fortune.

Nutrition information per portion
Calories (kcal)267
Carbohydrate (g)34.9
Fat (g)11.0
Protein (g)8.2
Fibre (g)7.8
Alcohol (g)0.0
Fruit & Veg8.2

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