Sun-Ripened Tomato & Red Pepper

A delicious Mediterranean staple

This tasty tomato, carrot and pepper stew is a delicious Mediterranean staple.

Tip: This delicious sauce can be added to pastas, meat or fish to make a meal.

Ingredients

  • Dash of olive oil
  • 1 shallot of half a small onion, peeled and chopped finely
  • ½ garlic clove, peeled and crushed
  • Finally add the basil, take off the heat and puree into the desired consistency.
  • Half a red pepper, cored and diced
  • 200g pack of cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 75ml water
  • 2 basil leaves, chopped

Method

  • Heat the olive oil in a deep, heavy bottomed pan and add the onions, stir for a few minutes until starting to soften, then add the garlic and cook for another minute.
  • Add the carrot and red pepper and cook for a few minutes until starting to soften.
  • Add the tomatoes and cook for a few minutes until they start to soften, mushing them into the dish. Add the water if it starts to dry out.
  • Finally add the basil, take off the heat and puree into the desired consistency.