Fresh Tomato Sauce

Cuisinart original

Great with the traditional tortilla chips, or use as a sauce for grilled meats and seafood.



Makes 21/2 cups


1        garlic clove
1–2   jalapeños, cored, seeded
          and quartered
1        small onion (red or white, about
          2 ounces), peeled, cut into
          ½ -inch pieces
½       cup packed fresh cilantro leaves
2       pounds ripe red tomatoes, cored,
         seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces
1      teaspoon kosher salt
1      teaspoon ground cumin
½     teaspoon ground coriander
2       tablespoons fresh lime juice

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving:
Calories 13 (10% from fat) • carb. 3g • pro. 1g • fat 0g • sat. fat 0g • chol. 0mg • sod. 73mg
• calc. 7mg • fiber 1g



1. Put all of the ingredients, in the order listed, into the blender jar fitted with the blending blade.

2. Pulse until desired consistency is achieved.

3. Pour over hot pasta, or serve with crusty bread as a fresh topping.