Mamey Coulis

Mamey is a tropical fruit grown in Central and South America. It has a smooth, orange pulp. If it's unavailable, substitute mango.

Yield:

Makes 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons

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Ingredients

2 teaspoons olive oil
1 cup peeled, seeded, and chopped mamey
2 tablespoons diced onion
1 garlic clove, pressed
3/4 cup water
1/2 cup dry white wine
1 bay leaf
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/2 teaspoon salt

Preparation

Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat until hot. Sauté mamey, onion, and garlic 5 minutes. Add water, wine, and bay leaf; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes or until tender. Remove and discard bay leaf.

Pour mixture into a food processor or blender, cover, and process until smooth. Pour through a wire-mesh strainer into a bowl; stir in lime juice and salt.

Note:

April 2007