Vanilla Bean Cafe Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Sauce

  • 1 roasted red sweet pepper, peeled and seeded or 1 cup jarred roasted red peppers
  • 1/2 cup lightly packed fresh basil leaves
  • 10 black olives
  • 2 large cloves garlic
  • 1 Tbsp parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp pine nuts
  • 4 roma tomatoes
  • 1/4 tsp red chili flakes
  • salt and pepper to taste image placeholder

If roasting your own pepper, place under broiler and rotate every 3-4 mins until charred with skin blistered.

Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth.

Heat over med high heat and serve over pasta (angel hair or penne), spaghetti squash.

Makes 2 cups