Spicy Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce

READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 16
YIELD: 7-8 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Bring 6 cups of water to a boil in a 3-quart sauce pan. Add the tomatoes and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Remove pan from heat and set aside.
  • In another 3-quart saucepan, soften the onions in the oil over medium heat for 5-7 minutes, then add carrots, garlic, cinnamon, orange peel, black pepper, cayenne and salt.
  • Reduce heat to low, cover the pan, and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Drain tomatoes and add them to the onion mixture along with 6 cups of fresh water. Raise heat to high and bring sauce to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.
  • Remove cinnamon stick (if using) and orange peel. Add the basil and balsamic vinegar.
  • Carefully puree the sauce in batches in a blender until smooth. Season with additional sea salt to taste.
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