Cast Iron

Fresh Tomato Sauce with Aji Amarillo

August 23, 2016
3 Ratings
  • Serves 4
Author Notes

This sauce is quite spicy and a little sweet, and mostly tastes of fresh tomato. It's great over meatballs. If you'd like, add some chopped fresh mint too for a slightly different flavor. —clintonhillbilly

What You'll Need
  • 6 Roma tomatoes
  • 1/2 Onion, chopped
  • 2 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable broth
  • 1 Bay leaf
  1. Toast chiles in a cast iron skillet or similar pan:
  2. Place chiles in a bowl or small saucepan and cover with boiling water for 10 minutes.
  3. Pour contents into a saucepan, add sugar, cumin, and bay leaf, bring to a boil and simmer for fifteen minutes.
  4. Stir in cilantro.

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Recipe by: clintonhillbilly

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2 Reviews

clintonhillbilly August 24, 2016
2 aji amarillo chiles but for some reason I can't edit the recipe to add that
lynne August 23, 2016
there are no peppers in the ingredients list???? how many-- what size-- etc.?