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Sneaky Vegetables In Your Pasta Sauce

Sneaky Vegetables In Your Pasta Sauce

Online Course

Duration: 7 minutes

Price: FREE

Course Description

Sneaky Veggies in Your Sauce is an informational video demonstration for Childcare Providers how to make a Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) approved sauce that includes all of the ingredients required to meet an approved meal pattern for lunch servings. This video also includes a call to action to invite providers to contact the United Way of Southwest Virginia if they would like more information about becoming a CACFP certified provider.

Prep time is 15 minutes and cook time is 1 hour 30 minutes. The total time is 1 hour 45 minutes.


  • 1 - 45 oz jar Ragu Original

  • 1 - 6oz Tomato Paste

  • Chopped Celery (3 stalks)

  • Chopped Carrots (2 cups)

  • Chopped Onions (1 whole onion)

  • 3 tablespoons of Olive Oil

  • 1 tablespoon of Garlic Powder

  • 1 tablespoon of Salt

  • 1 tablespoon of Pepper

  • 1 teaspoon of Sugar

  • 1 lb of Ground Beef

About the Instructor

Susan Patrick, Ph.D.

Susan Patrick, Ph.D.

Joining the team in 2020 as the Interim Director of Childhood Success, Dr. Susan Patrick is a Southwest Virginia native with over 25 years experience working in the field of...

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