Christmas sauce

This delicious sauce can be made ahead of time or even frozen to be used as you wish.

This recipe is egg free This recipe is dairy free This recipe is gluten free This recipe is wheat free Suitable for vegans Nut free
Preparation notes

Serves 2
Preparation time 5 minutes
Cooking time 45 minutes


2 red peppers, left whole
1 red onion, cut into quarters, unpeeled
3 cloves garlic, unpeeled
2 large tomatoes
1 tbsp olive oil
Salt and pepper, to taste
150ml vegetable stock
1 tsp balsamic vinegar
½ tsp dried sage, chopped
3 tbsp vegetarian wine or 2 tbsp vegetarian port

1. Preheat the oven to 180C/Gas 4.

2. Place the peppers, onions, garlic and tomatoes on a baking tray, then add the olive oil. Season with salt and pepper and roast in the oven for 20-30 minutes. 

3. Remove the skin and seeds from the peppers and discard the garlic and onion skin, then blend thoroughly in a food processor. Add the stock, vinegar, sage and wine or port and blend again. 

4. Transfer to a pan and simmer for 10 minutes. Season to taste.
© The Vegetarian Society 2012 

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