This is a luscious sweet, savoury and a little smokey red pepper sauce only takes about 20 minutes. It also happens to be the perfect stand in for any tomato or "red sauce" that you could need.
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Really Useful Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

This is a luscious sweet, savoury and a little smokey red pepper sauce only takes about 20 minutes. A vegan sauce that is perfect for any dish.
Course Sauce
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 cups
Calories 119kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 red peppers cut into chunks
  • 3 small banana shallots sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic sliced
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 6 sprigs thyme
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 180c
  • Cut the red pepper into large chunks along with the shallots and garlic. Place in a large roasting tray.
  • Sprinkle the brown sugar and balsamic vinegar over the peppers.
  • Pull the thyme leaves from their stalks and toss over the peppers.
  • Roast in the preheated oven for 20 minutes until the peppers are just starting to charr and the brown sugar and balsamic are starting to caramelise and bubble.
  • Toss into a blender and blend until smooth.

Makes about 2 cups of sauce