Raw Marinara

Raw Marinara
Yields 2
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Total Time
45 min
Total Time
45 min
Preparing the Marinara Sauce
  1. • 1/3 cup soaked sun–dried tomatoes ( caned will work)
  2. • 3 cloves garlic
  3. • 1/4 tsp chile flake
  4. • 2 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  5. • water to blend (optional—use soaking water from the sun–dried tomatoes)
  6. • 1 1/2 cups yellow and Orange bell peppers, chopped
  7. • 1 cup fresh tomatoes, chopped
  8. • 1/2 cup apple, chopped
  9. • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  10. • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  11. • 1/4 cup fresh basil
Instructions
  1. To prepare the sauce, in a high–speed blender, add the sun–dried tomatoes, garlic, chile flake, olive oil and water and blend to a smooth paste.
  2. Next, add the bell peppers, fresh tomatoes, apples and blend until smooth. Season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  3. Once seasoned, add the basil and pulse to combine.
  4. **This Marinara will go nicely topped on Large Wheat Pasta Shells stuffed with Whipped Ricotta-style cheese (recommended: Vegan Almond Ricotta cheese by Kite Hill)
Notes
  1. Inspired by Rouxbe
Cindie Borg http://cindieborg.com/