Date: Fri, 31 Mar 95 16:15:57 PST
From: email@example.com (Carol Collins)
Awhile ago someone asked about tomatoless catsup.
Banana-based catsup is available in some Asian food markets.
Mock Tomato Sauce
from Vegan Delights by Jeanne Marie Martin
7 C. peeled, chopped yams or squash
1 C. chopped fresh beets
1 C. chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
6 C. water or stock
2 T. soy sauce
1 strip wakame or kombu
3 tsp. parsley
1 tsp. basil
1/2 tsp. oregano
1/4 tsp. each kelp, marjoram, and thyme
1/89 tsp. rosemary (crushed)
1 bay leaf
2 tsp. liquid swetener
2 tsp. apple cider vinegar
Steam the yams and beets until tender.
Saute the onion and garlic in water until transparent.
Blend all ingredients except the bay leaf until smooth; heat
in a saucepan with the bay leaf for about 20 minutes to meld flavors.
Remove the bay leaf. Serve hot on pasta, pizza, vegetables, etc.