Salsa Roja (Salvadoran Tomato Sauce)

Recipe by Nif_H
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READY IN: 25mins
YIELD: 2 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic and chile and saute for 2 to 3 minutes, or until the onion is translucent.
  • Stir in the tomatoes and oregano and simmer for about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and cool a bit.
  • Puree the tomato sauce in a blender or with an immersion blender until smooth, adding a little water if needed. Add salt and pepper to taste, stir in cilantro if using and serve.
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