Tomato Dip

  • 01/09/2008
  • Easy
  • 6
  • 40 min

Cheese sticks, grissini, corn chips or potato croquettes are just the right thing to dip into this spicy tomato dip. If using white wine do not forget to pour some in a glass as well. Toast your friends and discover finger food – a different way of eating.

Ingredients

  • 600 g Pelati tomato
  • 40 ml olive oil
  • 2-3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon Vegeta Natur
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 350 g fresh meaty peppers
  • salt
  • 1 tablespoon freshly chopped basil

Preparation

  1. 1.
    Dice the pelati tomatoes and together with tomato juice, simmer with olive oil. Add chopped garlic, Vegeta Natur and sugar. Simmer on low heat until the liquid is absorbed.
  2. 2.
    Char grill the peppers in a frying pan or oven, peal away the skin and clean out the seeds.
  3. 3.
    Blend the peppers in an electric blender and add to the stewed tomatoes.
  4. 4.
    Salt to taste, add freshly chopped basil, mix altogether well and allow to cool.

Serving

Serve with cheese cut into sticks, grissini, corn chips or warm potato croquettes.

Advice

Add some white wine when simmering if desired.

Energy and nutritive values

Energy and nutritive values are calculated for one serving (i.e. for 1 person). If it is a dessert, energy and nutritive values have been calculated for 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 119 / 497 - -
Fat g 6,38 - -
Carbohydrates g 15,48 - -
Dietary fibre g 3,27 - -
Protein g 2,40 - -
Salt g 1,52 0 0
Vitamin A μg 4.666,25 117 93
Vitamin E mg 5,48 25 25
Vitamin C mg 121,78 162 135
Niacin mg 2,35 17 12
Potassium mg 552,84 15 15
Calcium mg 33,49 3 3
Phosphorous mg 54,28 7 7

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)