Grilled Tomato and Red Pepper Sauce

Time required : 2 hours
Yield : 6 servings Prep Time : 1 hour 15 minutes
Level : Easy Cook Time :

INGREDIENTS

  • 8 red bell peppers, cut in half with seeds removed
  • 10 Italian tomatoes, cut in half with seeds removed
  • 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 15 mL (1 tbsp.) dried oregano
  • 30 mL (2 tbsp.) Compliments • Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 mL (½ tsp.) fennel seeds
  • 1 can (796 ml) Compliments • Organic Plum Tomatoes, diced
  • 30 mL (2 tbsp.) tomato paste
  • 15 mL (1 tbsp.) Parmesan cheese, finely grated
  • 2 mL (½ tsp.) hot pepper flakes
  • 60 mL (¼ cup) fresh basil, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


PREPARATION

In a bowl, combine tuna, pesto and olives. Season with pepper to taste.
Spread tuna mixture onto four slices of bread. Garnish with leaves of fresh basil and then top each with a second slice of bread.
Serve with cut vegetables and dip.

Variation: Add thin slices of bocconcini and broil before adding second slice of bread.