Spicy Tomato Sauce

With cream cheese and jalapeño, this creamy sauce is beautiful over pasta or plated as a bed for chicken or beef. For a milder sauce, remove seeds and membrane of the jalapeño.

Spicy Tomato Sauce

Ingredients

  • 4 Roma tomato, quartered
  • 3 Tablespoons (45 g) tomato paste
  • 2 Tablespoons reduced fat cream cheese
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ jalapeño
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • ¼ 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 to the highest speed.
  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.

Notes

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