Hot Pepper Sauce
Prep time 20 mins
Cook time 90 mins|
Roast tender, juicy tomatoes on the grill before adding them to a spicy sauce to top your favorite pasta.
2 lbs Roma fresh tomatoes
3 tbsp parsley, chopped
2 tbsp garlic, chopped
Black pepper, to taste
1/2 cup olive oil
Hot pepper, to taste
1 lb spaghetti or other pasta
When ready to cook, set the temperature to 400°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes
Wash tomatoes and cut them in half, length width. Place them in a baking dish cut side up.
Sprinkle with chopped parsley, garlic, add salt and black pepper and pour 1/4 cup of olive oil over them.
Place on pre-heated Traeger and bake for 1 1/2 hours. Tomatoes will shrink and the skins will be partly blackened.
Remove tomatoes from baking dish and place in a food processor leaving the cooked oil, and puree them.
Drop pasta into boiling salted water and cook until tender. Drain and toss immediately with the pureed tomatoes.
Add the remaining 1/4 cup of raw olive oil and crumbled hot red pepper to taste. Toss and serve. Enjoy!