Roasted Vegetable Sauce

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A hearty sauce to put atop of rice, pasta, chicken or veggie burgers, mixed in couscous, on top of eggs, pita points, in a baked or sweet potato.
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
6 10 mins 15 mins

Ingredients

Directions

1. Line a cookie sheet with tin foil and pre-heat the broiler in oven ((500 °F (260 °C) - or broil setting depending on oven).
2. Cut Roma tomatoes in half lengthwise and set on cookie sheet skin side down. Split red bell peppers in half lengthwise, remove seeds, and set on cookie sheet skin side down. Remove skin from garlic cloves and slice off the hard end, but otherwise leave whole and scatter onto cookie sheet between other vegetables.
3. Drizzle the veggies with the olive oil and season well with salt and pepper.
4. Put the vegetables into oven and roast for approximately 10 minutes until darkened and the skins are wrinkled a bit. Garlic will appear browned.
5. While vegetables are in the oven, section off red onion and place in a food processor.
6. Once vegetables are out of the oven, add to the food processor (a bit at a time) and blend fully until a slightly chunky sauce develops. Scrape the olive oil from the roasted vegetables cookie sheet into the food processor, and add the balsamic vinegar and basil (8-10 leaves of fresh) to the processor as well. Blend fully.
7. Serve sauce warm or cool with any number of dishes. You can also easily add other vegetables you have laying about like mushrooms, squash and carrots.

Nutrition summary

There are 80 calories in 1 serving of Roasted Vegetable Sauce.
Calorie split: 49% fat, 44% carbs, 7% protein.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories
80
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
4.83g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.691g
3%
Trans Fat
-
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.668g
Monounsaturated Fat
3.323g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
5mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
9.64g
4%
Dietary Fiber
2.2g
8%
Sugars
6.03g
Protein
1.46g
Vitamin D
-
Calcium
20mg
2%
Iron
0.54mg
3%
Potassium
162mg
3%
Vitamin A
121mcg
13%
Vitamin C
122.8mg
136%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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