Hot tomato sauce

Hot tomato sauce
This is a quick tomato sauce, just the thing for dipping crisps (chips, if you are American), or nachos. It is very similar to the sauce served with aperitif snacks in Tex-Mex restaurants.
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Last modified on: September 20th 2012

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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 20 min.
Hot tomato sauce
Peel 500 g tomato and dice small.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Hot tomato sauce
Take 1/3 of the tomatoes and blend them.

Stage 3 - 10 min.
Hot tomato sauce
Peel 100 g red onion and chop finely.

Peel 1 garlic clove and chop finely.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Hot tomato sauce
Tip the diced tomatoes into a bowl, as the chopped onion and garlic, the juice of 1 lime and 2 tablespoons olive oil to taste, then salt and pepper.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
Hot tomato sauce
Add the blended tomatoes.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
Hot tomato sauce
Finally, add the roughly chopped coriander and mix well.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Hot tomato sauce
Divide between bowls to put on the table.
This is a very approximate recipe, so do feel free to adapt it to your taste by ading a little more of this, a little less of that, especially the Tabasco. You can use chilli pepper if you prefer.
And to drink?
A margarita or maybe a Corona.
A few days in the fridge, protected with plastic film.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
469 Kcal or 1,964 Kj8 gr42 gr30 gr
23 %3 %4 %5 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
62 Kcal or 260 Kj1 gr6 gr4 gr
3 %<1 %1 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 300 g : 2.62 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
TomatoTomato: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Thin tomato jelly and avocado tart, How to peel tomatoes using a flame, Shakshuka, Ratatouille, Tomatoes Macédoine , ... All
Red onionRed onion: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Warm salad of potatoes and purple artichokes, Salad paysanne, Rice à la grecque, Chicken club sandwich, Breton coleslaw, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Tapenade, Lille style chicken, Alsatian-style salad, Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style, Madras rice, ... All
Garlic cloveGarlic clove: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Upside-down Parmentier, Fish "à la Bordelaise", Like a Boursin with garlic and herbs, Fried eggs with tomatoes, Home-made doner kebab, ... All
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