Extra-Spicy Tomato Sauce

Extra-Spicy Tomato Sauce
Recipe type: sauce
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 quarts plum tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons dried oregano, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • Salt, to taste
  1. Sauté the garlic in the oil for about 2 minutes over low heat.
  2. Add the tomatoes, their juices, and the remaining ingredients.
  3. Crush the tomatoes to a purée.
  4. Simmer the sauce over medium-high heat for 20-25 minutes until the sauce has thickened and reduced.
  5. Cool slightly before storing in the cooler.
  6. Note: Adjust the spiciness by adjusting the amount of the chipotles used.