Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield servings
  • Prep 20 mins
  • Cook 10 mins

Use this quick sauce to add color and flavor.

red pepper sauce
Mark Boughton Photography / Styling by Teresa Blackburn

Whirl up this delicious sauce perfect for burgers, chicken, pasta and sandwiches. Roast the peppers on foil, then wrap them to steam with the same piece of foil to avoid waste.


3 -- red bell peppers
3 -- garlic cloves
4 -- sun-dried or roasted tomatoes
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 cup grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar


  1. Preheat oven to 450F or heat broiler.
  2. Cut peppers in half; remove seeds. Place cut-side down on foil-lined baking sheet. Flatten with palm of hand. Roast or broil 10 to 15 minutes, until charred and blackened. Remove from oven and immediately wrap peppers in foil.
  3. Let stand 10 minutes. Unwrap and peel peppers. Place garlic in food processor.
  4. Pulse until finely chopped. Add peppers and remaining ingredients; purée until smooth.



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