Salsa Roja (Salvadorian Tomato Sauce)

15m
Prep Time
15m
Cook Time
30m
Ready In


"This Salvadorian tomato sauce is often served with pupusas and curtido. Easy to make, and not too spicy. Makes 2 cups"

Original is 2 servings

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (216.8 g)
  • Calories 225.4
  • Total Fat - 20.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 13.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 10.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.4 g
  • Sugars - 5.3 g
  • Protein - 2.1 g
  • Calcium - 42.9 mg
  • Iron - 1.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 41.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, and pepper and saute for 2 to 3 minutes, or until the onion is translucent.

Step 2

Stir in the tomatoes and oregano and simmer for about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and cool a bit.

Step 3

Puree the tomato sauce in a blender until smooth, adding a little water if needed. Add salt and pepper to taste, then stir in the cilantro.

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