Meatless “Meat” Sauce with Chickpeas and Mushrooms
We wanted it quick. We wanted it easy. Most of all, we wanted it to be as hearty and satisfying as a meaty red sauce.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
To create a vegetarian version of a savory, unctuous tomato-meat sauce, we started with cremini mushrooms and tomato paste—both rich sources of savory flavor. Extra-virgin olive oil did double duty, enriching the sauce and helping toast the...