Dim'a Musabika (Egyptian Tomato Sauce)

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Berts Kitchen Witch

A very dear friend of mine, L.D.Osni, lived in Egypt for a while and was married to an Egyptian. She taught me this recipe. It is a little spicy, and I love it!

Top Review by AshK5246

A very nice dish, I used it as a bed for some grilled fish and chicken. My son didn't love it by both my husband and I really thought the spices were nice and the tang of the sauce was different and enjoyable. Reviewed for ZWT III

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat olive oil over medium heat in a large enough pot; add onions.
  2. Sauté the onions until translucent (about 6 minutes).
  3. Add garlic; sauté for 2 more minutes.
  4. Add the can of tomato paste, and sauté, constantly stirring for 3 minutes.
  5. Add 4 cups water.
  6. Stir in the vinegar, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper.
  7. Slow simmer, stirring occasionally, for 1 hour.

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