SLOW ROASTED TOMATO GARLIC SAUCE

Sauces are such an important part of our cooking. Many a times they form the base of many dishes. There are a number of sauces made throughout the world, all varying as per the regions and their cuisines.

Slow Roasted Tomato Garlic Sauce is an absolutely delicious and versatile sauce with a shelf life of a few days too, if stored in a refrigerator. The slow roasting process creates a wonderful flavour as during the process, the flavours of all the ingredients assimilate well.

This sauce when mixed with a little white sauce, creates magic when used to prepare pasta. It can even be mixed with a little tomato ketchup or barbeque sauce to be used as a pizza sauce or even in grilled sandwiches with a veg or non veg filling of choice! And I suppose, it would work well in a baked casserole as well! We can still find ways to use it though, as it’s flavour creates umpteen choices!

Here’s the recipe for Slow Roasted Tomato Garlic Sauce….

Prep Time : 10 min

Cooking Time : 30 min

Yields : 1 1/2 cups

INGREDIENTS :

  • 5 Tomatoes
  • 1 small Onion
  • 5 large Garlic Cloves
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 3 Dry Red Chillies
  • 1/2 tsp Mixed Herbs
  • 3 tbs Olive Oil
  • 2 tsp Sugar
  • Salt to taste

METHOD :

  1. To make the Slow Roasted Tomato Garlic Sauce, heat the olive oil and add the garlic, red chilles and saute for a minute.
  2. Add the mixed herbs and mix well. Set aside till further use, so that all the flavours get infused in the oil.
  3. Halve the tomatoes and the onion. Place them cut side facing upwards on a greased baking tray.
  4. Drizzle the olive oil along with the garlic and red chillies on each of them
  5. Roast in a preheated oven for 30 min at 220° C.
  6. When done, set aside to cool.
  7. Grind the cooled ingredients to a fine paste, adding sugar and salt as required.
  8. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

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Author: tastyrecipesfrompooja

An artist by nature, I love painting, travelling to different places and photographing nature, gardening, crochet, reading, etc. It's my nature to give my best to anything and everything I do. From a person who could cook very few dishes..... I have converted myself to a person who now can cook varied dishes! I like perfection in all my work. Reading a lot of recipes, watching different famous chefs' cooking shows on television and observing their methods, techniques and tips very closely and studiously ....is what has made me a very good cook today. Though there are numerous recipes I haven't tried my hand at..... there are many other in which I have gained exerpertise only by trial and error! I still watch all interesting cookery shows on TV to gain more knowledge on cooking techniques of other cultures from here and abroad!! Nowadays, I have started adding healthy twists to my dishes as and when I can without compromising on their original taste. Started this blog to share a few recipes of mine with all other cooking enthusiasts! Happy cooking to all! 😃

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