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Red Pepper Sauce

If you like a bit of heat you will absolutely love this sauce!

I'll be using this next week in a recipe for Aubergines stuffed with spicy tomato and onions. This makes about 175ml, but you can double everything if you want to make more.

Turkish Red Pepper Sauce
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Ingredients in Red Pepper Sauce

  • 4 red bell peppers
  • 4 red chillies (medium heat)
  • 40 ml water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 20 ml olive oil

What to Serve with Red Pepper Sauce

You can serve this with roasted Mediterranean vegetables, over pasta, cooked chicken or with homemade doner kebabs.

Can you Freeze Red Pepper Sauce?

Absolutely you can! It will keep in a refrigerator for up to 1 week in a sealable container. But you can freeze a small plastic container, or even in an ice cube tray to use in soups or to add heat to other sauces.

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Yield: 175ml
Author: Jan Bennett
Red Pepper Sauce

Red Pepper Sauce

Makes 175ml of sauce so just double the recipe if you want more.
Prep time: 10 MinCook time: 1 HourTotal time: 1 H & 10 M

Ingredients

  • 4 red bell peppers
  • 4 red chillies (medium heat)
  • 40 ml water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 20 ml olive oil

Instructions

  1. Cut the bell peppers into large chunks, discarding the seed core. Slice the chillies in half (discarding the seeds if you require a milder paste) and trim any stems.
  2. Place the peppers, chillies, water, salt, sugar and olive oil in a food processor until smooth.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a saucepan and simmer gently until the mixture is thick has reduced to a thick paste (about 1 hour) stirring frequently.
  4. Keep stirring frequently to take care that the mixture doesn't stick to the bottom of the pan.
  5. Allow it to cool then use as desired in Turkish recipes or any time that you want a little "heat" in your cooking.
  6. This mixture can be kept in a refrigerator for up to 1 week in a sealable container. Or, it can be frozen in a small sealable plastic container.
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