Red Pepper Sun Dried Tomato All Purpose Sauce

6-12
Servings
1m
Prep Time
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Cook Time
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"This is one of my favorite sauces, condiments, dips, spreads, to make. It is super simple, quick, and easy to prepare. Perfect to toss with pasta as is; or, you can thin it out, by adding some wine or other spirits - or, even broth to make a thinner sauce. It is also nice to serve as a condiment with grilled seafood, chicken, lamb, pork or beef - and, also good on a variety of grilled vegetables. I also serve it as a spread on sandwiches; and, you can mix it with mayonnaise too - which is delicious. Also, add a bit more olive olive and vinegar to the mix; and, use it as a marinade - or, mix with some sour cream to make as a dip for veggies or chips. So, as you can see ... this is a great pesto/sauce/condiment to use in 'TONS' of ways. Make sure you check out my last instruction ... which is "Ideas.""

Original recipe yields 6-12 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (81.9 g)
  • Calories 124.9
  • Total Fat - 7.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 3.4 mg
  • Sodium - 164 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 10.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.2 g
  • Sugars - 2.2 g
  • Protein - 4.2 g
  • Calcium - 58.7 mg
  • Iron - 0.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 54.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Sauce ... Simply add everything to the food processor; and, pulse several times until smooth. That's it! It's doesn't get much easier then that. Just make sure to check for seasoning; and, re-season with salt and pepper if necessary. Transfer to a small bowl, mason jar; or tupperware container.

Step 2

Note: I do love to let this rest in the refrigerator a couple of hours up to overnight, if you want - to develop some flavor. It will also last up to 7 days in the refrigerator. I have even froze this as well - just thaw in the refrigerator. But, you can always use it right away!

Step 3

Serve and ENJOY! ... As mentioned, whether you use it as a sauce, condiment, marinade, dip, etc ... just have fun with it. It is so versatile; and super easy to make. Full of flavor too.

Step 4

Ideas ... Spread on a toasted crostini; and, top with goat cheese; and broil. Toss with spinach tortellini. Spread over grilled zucchini, eggplant, or summer squash. Use as a condiment over cheese stuffed chicken breasts. Spread on any white fish and bake. Add a spoon to your favorite tomato soup. Marinate shrimp or scallops in it; and, grill. Add white wine and vermouth; and, toss with bucatini pasta and chicken. Top over your favorite grilled steak. Mix with mayonnaise, yogurt, sour cream or even hummus - it's makes a great sandwich spread, or dip. It is also great as is on a sandwich, burger, etc. So, have fun!

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