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Piquant Tomato Sauce

Serves 8
Cuisine: Mexican
Category: Marinades, Rubs & Sauces
A deeply flavored sauce made with roasted tomatoes, sherry, garlic, and coriander. Make this easy Piquant Tomato Sauce recipe for roast beef, steak, meatballs, and pasta.
Prep Time
10 mins
Other Time
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup yellow onion, finely diced
  • 6 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/3 cup sherry
  • 2 teaspoons coriander seeds, toasted
  • 3/4 cup chicken stock
  • 10 large Roma tomatoes, quartered and seeded
  • 1 teaspoon black peppercorns, cracked
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Place 1 tablespoon oil in saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, and sweat gently for 2 minutes. Deglaze with sherry. Add toasted coriander seeds and chicken stock. Bring to a boil, turn off heat and cover.
  2. Place tomatoes on sheet pan; rub with remaining oil and season with pepper. Roast for 10-15 minutes, or until tomato skins blister.
  3. Add tomatoes to stock mixture. Add cinnamon stick and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer gently for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove cinnamon stick. Purée sauce with hand blender or food processor. Use additional chicken stock to adjust consistency, if needed. Serve warm with prepared Certified Angus Beef ® brand cut.
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