A Classic Creole Sauce

A Classic Creole Sauce

The Creole sauce is a spicy tomato sauce made with sautéed onions, green peppers, and garlic, and seasoned with cayenne pepper.
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  • Serves: 12 persons



  1. Step 1

    In a heavy-bottomed saucepan, sauté the onions, green pepper, celery, and garlic until the onions are translucent, about 5 minutes.
  2. Step 2

    Add the tomato sauce, bay leaf, oregano, and lemon zest. Bring to a simmer and cook for about 15 minutes.
  3. Step 3

    Remove bay leaf, season with the salt, pepper, and cayenne and serve right away.