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Looking for the best roasted tomato sauce recipe ever? Look no further. This easy sauce is perfect for topping spaghettii or spreading over pizza. By leaving the skins on the tomatoes and broiling them on the lower rack, their surfaces gradually blacken while the insides develop a deep caramelized taste. Serve as a substitute for commercial tomato sauce.

Recipe by Cooking Light January 2002


Recipe Summary

8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup).Note: The sauce will keep in the refrigerator for up to


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat broiler.

  • Place garlic and onions, skin sides up, on a jelly roll pan. Place pan on lower oven rack. Broil 30 minutes. Add tomatoes to pan, core sides down. Cook an additional 30 minutes or until blackened. Cool 5 minutes. Remove skins from garlic, onion, and tomatoes; discard skins. Place garlic, onion, and tomatoes in a food processor. Add vinegar and remaining ingredients; process until smooth.

Nutrition Facts

92 calories; calories from fat 23%; fat 2.4g; saturated fat 0.3g; mono fat 1.4g; poly fat 0.4g; protein 2.7g; carbohydrates 17.3g; fiber 3.6g; iron 1.1mg; sodium 182mg; calcium 34mg.