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Tomato and Roasted Red Pepper Relish Recipe

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Tasty and healthful tomato and roasted red pepper relish made with sweet red peppers roasted on your grill. Uses are endless!

Recipe Ingredients

2 large roasted red bell peppers, chopped
8 cloves garlic, peeled, roasted and minced
1 teaspoon plus 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1 cup chopped Roma or plum tomatoes
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon red pepper sauce
2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley
Salt and pepper to taste

Recipe Directions

Tomatoes and roasted red pepper relish

To roast the red peppers: Preheat the grill or broiler. Place red peppers directly on grill or under broiler. Grill or broil peppers, turning often, until their skins are charred. Remove and wrap loosely in foil. Cool about 10 minutes, then remove the charred skin. Core, seed and chop the peppers.

To roast the garlic: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Toss the garlic cloves with 1 teaspoon olive oil. Wrap loosely in foil and place in oven or directly on grill. Roast for 30 minutes or until garlic is soft. Remove, allow garlic to cool then mince.

In a medium bowl combine the roasted peppers and garlic, tomato and red onion. Drizzle in the balsamic vinegar, remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil, red pepper sauce and parsley. Toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 2 cups
Serving size: 1 tablespoon
Calories: 13; Total Fat: 1g; Saturated fat: trace; Cholesterol: 0mg; Carbohydrates: 1g; Protein: trace; Fiber: trace; Sodium: 3mg

Diabetic Exchange: 1/2 starch, 1 lean meat

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