Spicy Tomato Sauce

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Dietary Interest:: vegetarian, gluten-free, low cholesterol, low fat, no added sugar

Spicy Tomato Sauce

Yield:

1 1/4 c (240 ml)

Total Time:

41 Minutes

Print:

8.5x11

Difficulty:

Intermediate

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Ingredients

  • 4 (265 g) Roma tomatoes, halved
  • 3 Tablespoons (45 ml) tomato paste
  • 2 Tablespoons (25 g) reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 (10 g) jalapeño pepper, seeded
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 1 minute or until desired consistency is reached, using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades.
  5. Pour into saucepan and simmer for 30 minutes.

For extra spicy, leave a few jalapeño seeds in pepper.

This recipe has been written for the Vitamix 5200 with Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.

Nutritional Facts

Servings Size 1/4 cup (60 ml)

Amount Per Serving

 
Calories 35
Total Fat 1.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 280 mg
Total Carbohydrate 5 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 3 g
Protein 1 g