Pizza Sauce ( Diabetic Recipe)
by Tarla Dalal
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A classic italian recipe. This is a blend of harmonious flavors of ripe tomatoes with onion, peppercorns and oregano. I often make large quantities of this sauce when tomatoes are in season and freeze it in an air-tight container. That way i am always ready to serve pizza in a hurry. You can use this recipe for a pasta sauce. Dilute the sauce using water and add 2 tbsp of low-fat cream to mellow the sauce a little and toss cooked pasta in it. You can add your favourite herbs too, like a few leaves of basil.
- Blanch the tomatoes in boiling water.
- Peel, cut into quarters and deseed the tomatoes.
- Chop finely and keep the tomato pulp aside.
- Heat the olive oil, add the bay leaves and peppercorns and sauté for a few seconds.
- Add the onion, garlic and capsicum and sauté for a few minutes.
- Add the tomato pulp and allow it to simmer for 10 to 15 minutes until the sauce reduces a little.
- Add the tomato purée, ketchup, sugar and salt and simmer for some more time.
- Finally, add the oregano and mix well.
- Discard the bay leaves and peppercorns from the sauce and use as required.
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