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Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4 hours

Makes

about 15 cups

I often use Greek olives with the artichoke hearts to add zing to this pasta sauce," says Genie Tosh. "Roast the peppers yourself if you have the time," suggests the Waynesville, Ohio reader.

Ingredients

  • 4 pounds plum tomatoes (about 17), coarsely chopped
  • 1 large sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 can (29 ounces) tomato puree
  • 3 jars (7 ounces each) roasted sweet red peppers, drained and chopped
  • 2 jars (6-1/2 ounces each) marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, quartered
  • 2 cans (2-1/4 ounces each) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Hot cooked pasta

Directions

  1. In a 5-qt. slow cooker, combine the first 14 ingredients. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours or until flavors are blended. Serve with pasta.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 116 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 298mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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