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Spicy Tomato and Onion Sauce

Categories: Spicy
Type: Sauces

This spicy dish is chock full of vitamins, and great taste.

Serves: serves 6-8


  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 tbsp vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp English mustard
  • 2 tbsp light brown sugar
  • a thick slice of lemon
  • a pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 6 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

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  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat and sauté the onion and garlic gently for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Stir in the vinegar, water, mustard, sugar, lemon, and cayenne.
  3. Bring to a boil, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. Stir in the remaining ingredients, season to taste with salt and pepper, and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  5. Remove the lemon from the sauce before serving.
  • Serve this sauce with pasta, grilled chicken, or fish. You can make a large amount, divide it into smaller quantities, and keep it in the freezer.

Excerpted from SuperFoods, SuperFast.
Copyright © 2006 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
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