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Creole Tomato Sauce

Yield 1 3/4 cups

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine
  • 1 (14 1/2-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground lack pepper

How to Make It

  1. Sauté first 6 ingredients in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat about 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add wine, and cook until most of the liquid evaporates. Stir in tomatoes, salt, and pepper; cook 5 to 7 minutes or until mixture thickens, stirring occasionally. Cool slightly.

  2. Process tomato mixture in a blender or food processor until smooth. Return sauce to skillet; keep warm.

The Coastal Living Cookbook