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Sweet And Sour Sauce

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  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon (Acceptable)
  Diced green bell pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Diced red bell pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Finely chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Firmly packed brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Unsweetened pineapple juice 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Canned no salt added tomato paste 6 Ounce (1 Can)
  Canned no sugar added pineapple tidbits in juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Hot pepper sauce 1 Dash

Heat oil in a small nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
Add green and red bell peppers and onion and saute until onion is translucent.
Set aside.
Combine water, cornstarch, brown sugar and pineapple juice in a saucepan.
Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
Whisk in tomato paste.
Add pineapple, sauteed vegetables, salt and hot pepper sauce.
Stir to mix well.
Cook until thoroughly heated.
MICROWAVE METHOD In a deep casserole, combine oil, green and red bell peppers and onion.
Microwave on high for 5 minutes.
In a small bowl, combine water, cornstarch, sugar and pineapple juice; add to casserole and cook mixture on high for 5 to 6 minutes, stirring twice.
Whisk in tomato paste; add pineapple, salt and hot pepper sauce.

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Side Dish

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