Nicaraguan Tomato Sauce / Salsa Marinara

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 43


1/2 cup water
3 tablespoons white vinegar, distilled, or more to taste
3 tablespoons ketchup
3 tomatoes, fresh, ripe, peeled and seeded, then finely chopped
2 onions, medium, thinly sliced
1/2 green bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and thinly sliced
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 tablespoons parsley, finely chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf)
1 to 2 jalapeno chiles, , seeded and diced
salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


Combine the water, 3 tablespoons vinegar, and the ketchup in a small nonreactive saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Add the tomatoes, onions, bell pepper, garlic, parsley, and chiles. Reduce the heat to low and simmer gently until the sauce is thick and flavorful, 5 to 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and taste for seasoning, adding salt and black pepper and more vinegar as necessary the sauce should be highly seasoned. Serve at once, or store, tightly covered in the refrigerator, for up to 3 days.

Makes about 2 cups

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 43
Calories from Fat: 0

This Nicaraguan Tomato Sauce / Salsa Marinara recipe is from the The Barbecue Bible Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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