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    Hot Tomato Sauce

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    Serves: 12



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    1. 1
      Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan.
    2. 2
      Add the garlic and gingerroot and cook briefly then add the onion and cook until soft.
    3. 3
      Add the tomatoes and puree breaking up the tomatoes with a wooden spoon.
    4. 4
      Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes then add the sambal and soy sauce and simmer for 15 more minutes.
    5. 5
      Run the sauce through the coarse blade of a food mill and save until needed.
    6. 6
      To serve, reheat and correct seasonings to taste.
    7. 7
      For a milder sauce, reduce the sambal.
    8. 8
      May be stored for brief periods if refrigerated.
    9. 9
      Serve with Cabbage Rolls, Spaghetti, Steamed Fish.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 27, 2007


      That only one teaspoon of sambal could make this so hot! At first I thought that 12 servings was way too much for the amount of sauce but when I tasted it I realized that one tablespoon per serving would be enough, otherwise it would be too hot. As it is the sauce is perfect for just a touch of spicyness on the pasta, fish or burgers or whatever you want to use it for. The second time I made the sauce I decided to mellow the spicyness. OK, I could have left out the sambal as suggested but I wanted to try another thing. Had some creme fraiche left in the fridge and decided to use that. The amount used was about 3/4 cup. Added this at the end of the cooking and just heated it through. Now the sauce was mellowed and with a very nice taste, just spicy enough. Used it as a pasta sauce. With this addition I got 3 servings out of the recipe (when it is not so hot you can use more than one tablespoon.....) It freezes well and I found that adding a handful of sliced mushrooms to one serving was a good idea. I know I have changed the original recipe but the original is very good for playing around with! Thanks for posting.

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    Nutritional Facts for Hot Tomato Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (36 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 30.5
    Calories from Fat 20
    Total Fat 2.3 g
    Saturated Fat 0.3 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 54.0 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 2.4 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
    Sugars 1.1 g
    Protein 0.3 g

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