Green Tomato Sauce Recipe

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Fresh green tomato sauce prepared with green tomatoes, hot pepper, olive oil and oregano makes pasta and sandwiches irresistible. Use it as a dip for bread stick, spread for sandwich or garnishing for pasta, its surely going to tantalize your taste buds.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 25 minutes
Ingredients:
4 medium size Green Tomatoes, finely chopped
1 Green Hot Pepper, finely choped
1 pinch Ground Black Pepper (optional)
3 Garlic cloves, chopped
1/2 teaspoon Dried Oregano
2 tablespoons Olive Oil
1/2 cup Water
Salt
Directions:
  1. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a non-stick saucepan and sauté garlic over medium heat for 30 seconds.
  2. Add chopped green tomatoes, green hot pepper and salt in it and sauté over low-medium heat for 2-3 minutes. If you like a spicy taste, then add more green hot peppers.
  3. Add 1/2 cup water and cook covered over low to medium heat until tomatoes become soft and tender or for around 8-10 minutes. Stir in between frequently.
  4. Turn off heat and carefully transfer it to a blender. Blend and make a smooth puree.
  5. Transfer puree into a saucepan. Mix dried oregano and ground black pepper. Cook on low-medium heat until it becomes thick or for around 4-5 minutes.
  6. Remove saucepan from heat source and transfer prepared green tomato sauce to a bowl.
Tips and Variations:
  • Add fresh or dried basil along with tomatoes for a nice flavor.
Taste: Spicy and tangy
Serving Ideas: Serve it over cooked pasta. You can also enjoy it as a tangy dip with nachos and bread sticks.

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