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Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

This easy Roasted Red Pepper Sauce takes about 5 minutes to make. It is my "put on anything" go to condiment and compatible with pretty much all diets including vegan and gluten free.
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 cups


  • 2 large red bell peppers or jar of roasted red peppers, drained
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Adobo Sauce (from canned chipotles)
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 cup red onion chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 basil leaves chopped


  • Char bell peppers over gas flame or in broiler until blackened on all sides. Enclose in paper bag 10 minutes. Peel, seed, and coarsely chop bell peppers
  • Place all ingredients into a blender jar.
  • Blend for 30-60 seconds on high speed, until completely smooth.
  • Serve immediately or store in the fridge for 1 week


Jarred roasted red peppers can be substituted for fresh red peppers. If using jarred they come already roasted so can be immediately placed in blender with all the other ingredients.
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