Picante Pizza Sauce

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This is a cooked picante sauce, not the fresh salsa some might expect.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 40 minutes

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and finely diced
  • 1 small green bell pepper, seeded and finely diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 small jalapeño peppers, seeded and minced
  • 2 cups diced canned tomatoes, drained
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. salt

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, combine olive oil, onion, bell pepper, garlic, and jalapeños. Sauté for 2 to 3 minutes until vegetables begin to soften.
  • Add remaining ingredients. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring often, for 30 minutes or until mixture thickens. Remove from heat and cool slightly before using.

Recipe Information

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and finely diced
  • 1 small green bell pepper, seeded and finely diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 small jalapeño peppers, seeded and minced
  • 2 cups diced canned tomatoes, drained
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. salt

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, combine olive oil, onion, bell pepper, garlic, and jalapeños. Sauté for 2 to 3 minutes until vegetables begin to soften.
  • Add remaining ingredients. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring often, for 30 minutes or until mixture thickens. Remove from heat and cool slightly before using.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories40
Total Fat1.5g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium290mg
Total Carbohydrate7g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars4g
Protein1g