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Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Sauce

This is a wonderful sauce for pasta, noodles or brown rice. Its simplicity is the key. It's only 6 ingredients. Olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, red peppers and cherry tomatoes. With this basic sauce you can do whatever you like. It's very good on its own, or you may add wine, chilis, basil, the list is endless.  Slow cooking concentrates the flavors and creates something akin to a vegetable confit. I use produce from my own garden, but if you don't have a garden, just find the freshest organic produce you can find. I particularly like using my Corno de Toro peppers and sweet cherry tomatoes. Ingredients  2 large Red Peppers, or 4 -5 Corno de Toro peppers, seeds and membranes removed. 2-3 cups of Cherry Tomatoes 4 Tbsp Olive Oil 1 clove Garlic, crushed with side of knife. 1/2 tsp Sea Salt Freshly ground Black Pepper Optional: Wine, Chilis, Basil, Thyme, Capers, Lemon, grated Ginger Root. Slice the peppers and bring the olive oil up to temp in a large sauté pan. Add