Spicy Tomato Sauce

Submitted By : Vitamix

Dietary Interests: Vegetarian, Low Fat, No Added Sugar, Gluten-Free, Low Cholesterol

Spicy Tomato Sauce

Yield:

1.25 c ( 240 ml )

Total Time:

41 Minutes

Difficulty:

Intermediate

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 C-Series machines with Variable Speed control and 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.