Spicy Tomato Sauce


  • 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


  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 and G-Series machines with Variable Speed control and 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.