Roasted tomato and sunflower seed sauce

A very easy, delicious and nutritious sauce that’s great with just about anything.

SERVES4
TIME TO MAKE45-1 hour
MEAL TYPEDinner
TIME TO MAKE45-1 hour
MEAL TYPEDinner

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C
  2. Place tomato, garlic and onion in a roasting dish and drizzle with oil
  3. Roast for approximately 30 minutes or until beginning to brown
  4. Sprinkle sunflower seeds over the top and return to the oven for a further 10 minutes or until the sunflower seeds are lightly browned
  5. Remove from the oven and place in a blender with the remaining ingredients
  6. Blend until smooth

Tips

  • This sauce is great served with a variety of foods including, boiled eggs, grilled meats, pasta, fish, or steamed vegetables.
  • tomatoes, quartered
  • 4 cloves
    garlic, peeled
  • onion, diced
  • 1 tbsp
    oil
  • ½ cup
    sunflower seeds
  • 1 tbsp
    vinegar
  • 1 tsp
    paprika
  • ¼ tsp
    chilli powder (optional)
  • 1 cup
    water
  • pinch 
    salt
Per serve
  • Energy
    1356kJ
  • Total Fat
    24.2g
  • Saturated Fat
    2.4g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    20.7g
  • Sugars
    7.9g
  • Dietary Fibre
    7.8g
  • Protein
    11.5g
  • Sodium
    66mg