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Roasted Pepper Sauce

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Ingredients
  Red bell peppers/One 7 ounce jar roasted red peppers 1 Pound (3 medium size)
  Olive oil/Salad oil 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped onion 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Garlic clove 1 Large, minced
  Crushed red pepper flakes 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Heavy cream 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground white pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat broiler.
2. Place peppers on baking sheet and broil, 4 to 6 inches from heat, 20 to 25 minutes, turning frequently until all sides are charred and blistered.

MAKING
3. Remove peppers from broiler, place in paper bag, twisting top to seal.
4. Allow peppers to stand 20 minutes.
5. In a medium skillet heat oil and saute chopped onion, minced garlic and red-pepper flakes for 2 to 3 minutes until onion is soft.
6. Remove from heat and set aside.
7. In heavy saucepan place cream and bring to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring constantly.
8. Boil until cream is reduced to 1/2 cup-€”about 3 to 4 minutes, remove pan from heat and set aside.
9. Place peppers on cutting board and cut each in half lengthwise.
10. Remove and discard stems, ribs and seeds.
11. Then peel and discard skin from peppers.
12. Puree peppers and onion mixture in a processor or blender until mixture is very smooth-€”about 3 minutes (if using blender, puree half at a time).
13. Into skillet add the puree mixture and boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, 5 minutes.
14. Stir in reduced cream, salt and pepper blender and puree until mixture is very smooth-€”about 3 minutes (if using blender, puree half at a time).
15. Return puree mixture to skillet and boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantly for 5 minutes.
16. Stir in reduced cream, salt and pepper.

SERVING
17. Serve the sauce with snacks or fritters or use as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sauce
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pepper
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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