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GREEK STYLE TOMATO & RED PEPPERS SAUCE

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Ingredients

  • Makes about 4 cups:
  • ½ medium sized onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, whole
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1-pound canned tomatoes (preferably San Marzano tomatoes)
  • ½ pound jarred, drained roasted red peppers
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, optional
  • 1 teaspoon sugar or honey (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon dried crushed oregano
  • Approx. ¼ cup chopped fresh herbs: basil, parsley, dill

Instructions

1

Combine the olive oil, onion, and garlic in a saucepan or pot and cook over medium-low heat until soft and golden. About 10 minutes.

2

Smash the garlic.

3

Add the tomatoes, peppers, salt, black pepper, oregano, and crushed red pepper flakes. Cook over high heat until the mixture boils. Cover and reduce the heat to a low and cook for 25 minutes or until the tomatoes and peppers break down and the mixture is nice and thick.

4

Taste and adjust seasoning. Add sugar if desired and mix well.

5

Stir in the chopped herbs.

6

Cool completely and store in the refrigerator until ready to use.

7

8

This sauce can be used to cook chicken, fish, eggs, or to use as a dip.

9

Enjoy!

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1 Comment

  • Reply
    Robin
    July 17, 2019 at 9:39 pm

    So delicious and quick. I boosted it a little bit with a splash of balsamic vinegar, so good. Thank you Dimitra!

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