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Molho Apimentado Sauce

  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 10 min
  • Ingredients 18
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

1
large red onion
1
medium-size green bell pepper
1
medium-size red bell pepper
2
ripe tomatoes
3
red chili peppers
3
garlic cloves
2
tablespoons mustard
2
tablespoons apple vinegar
1
tablespoon sugar
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground white pepper
1/4
teaspoon ground black pepper
1/8
teaspoon cayenne pepper
1
tablespoon olive oil
1
bay leaf
1
tablespoon fresh parsley, diced
1
tablespoon fresh cilantro, diced
1
tablespoon fresh oregano, diced

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

If you are not going to use the sauce immediately, store it in a container with a vacuum-sealed lid in the refrigerator for no longer than one month.

I love meals with a spicy touch. All around the world, extraordinary plates are prepared nowadays using spicy elements to create a magical array of sensations for the palate. I want to teach you how to prepare a fabulous, multi-functional sauce that you can’t miss having in your fridge! It’s a basic spicy sauce, very easy to prepare. I first learned how to make Brazilian molho apimentado sauce from a friend who is a divine cook! It’s ideal for seasoning, marinating, using as a dip and simply enjoying. The amount of spice depends on your personal touch. This sauce is common in Brazil, and I like to use it for pastas, tacos, seafood, meat? basically, it is so delicious you can eat it with pretty much anything you like!

Use a tomato variety appropriate for sauce (such as Roma). Make sure they are red and ripe.

Directions

  • 1 In a blender or food processor, blend half of the onion, half of the green and red bell peppers, one tomato, the red chili peppers and the garlic cloves.
  • 2 Next, add the mustard, vinegar, sugar, salt and the black, white and cayenne peppers to the mixture and process until all ingredients are well blended.
  • 3 Finely dice the other half of the onion, green and red bell peppers.
  • 4 In a small saucepan, add a tablespoon of olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and bell peppers, and sauté them for approximately three minutes. Then, mix in the remaining tomato and the bay leaf, stirring constantly for five more minutes.
  • 5 Afterwards, incorporate the sauce from your food processor to the pan and stir for two minutes or until all the ingredients are thoroughly mixed. Check that the amount of salt and peppers are to your taste.
  • 6 Finely chop the parsley, cilantro, oregano and sprinkle over the sauce. Serve immediately.

I love meals with a spicy touch. All around the world, extraordinary plates are prepared nowadays using spicy elements to create a magical array of sensations for the palate. I want to teach you how to prepare a fabulous, multi-functional sauce that you can’t miss having in your fridge! It’s a basic spicy sauce, very easy to prepare. I first learned how to make Brazilian molho apimentado sauce from a friend who is a divine cook! It’s ideal for seasoning, marinating, using as a dip and simply enjoying. The amount of spice depends on your personal touch. This sauce is common in Brazil, and I like to use it for pastas, tacos, seafood, meat? basically, it is so delicious you can eat it with pretty much anything you like!

Rate and Comment

Martha Salas Martha Salas
September 23, 2015

I love meals with a spicy touch. All around the world, extraordinary plates are prepared nowadays using spicy elements to create a magical array of sensations for the palate. I want to teach you how to prepare a fabulous, multi-functional sauce that you can’t miss having in your fridge! It’s a basic spicy sauce, very easy to prepare. I first learned how to make Brazilian molho apimentado sauce from a friend who is a divine cook! It’s ideal for seasoning, marinating, using as a dip and simply enjoying. The amount of spice depends on your personal touch. This sauce is common in Brazil, and I like to use it for pastas, tacos, seafood, meat? basically, it is so delicious you can eat it with pretty much anything you like!