Tomato and Sweet Pepper Sauce

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Appears in
Jewish Holiday Cooking

By Jayne Cohen

Published 2008

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Try this cilantro-scented sauce when beautifully fresh tomatoes and peppers are in season …


  • 2 pounds fresh plum tomatoes (if you have access to a farmers’ market, look for heirloom varieties; I’ve particularly enjoyed a deep-flavored, juicy yellow plum tomato.)
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Prepare the tomatoes: bring a 6-quart pot of water to a boil. Add the tomatoes and cook for 60 to 90 seconds. Using tongs, transfer them one by one to a large bowl to cool slightly. Peel off the skins; they should come off quite easily. Cut off and discard the stem end of each tomato and chop the tomat