The weather here in Ireland has been a bit cold and rubbish of late, more like March than June! So, yesterday I got lots of lovely veggies at the greengrocers store and decided I would whip up something that would be warming and satisfying...and here it is....Hope you like it!!
1/2 Butternut squash, peeled and diced.
1 Red onion, chopped roughly.
1 Red pepper, chopped.
1 Courgette (zucchini) chopped.
(Take all the above veg and drizzle with olive oil and roast on a low-medium heat for 25mins. approx 190c)
While you are roasting the veg you can crack on with the sauce base.
3 Cloves of garlic
1 Carton of tomato passata (you can use canned tomatoes if you wish)
1/2 tsp tumeric
1 tsp paprika
1/2 red chilli, finely chopped
1-2 cup of beans (I used cannellini and butter beans but will work with any kind)
3 big handfuls of spinach.
Lightly fry garlic and chilli in a large pot, slowly add the passata and stir in the beans and spices. Simmer for a few minutes and add the spinach & roast veg. Leave to cool a little before serving with crusty bread/rice etc. YUM!