No Thanks
Let

Keep In Touch With MarthaStewart.com

Sign up and we'll send inspiration straight to you.

Martha Stewart takes your privacy seriously. To learn more, please read our Privacy Policy.

Spiced Tomato Saltsa

This spiced tomato saltsa recipe is courtesy of chef Jim Botsacos and is used to make his Roasted Jumbo Prawns.

  • servings: 6

advertisement

advertisement

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 medium Spanish onions, sliced lengthwise
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup sweet wine, such as Mavrodaphne or sweet Marsala
  • 1 can (32 ounces) diced tomatoes in their juices
  • 6 whole allspice
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 2 sticks cinnamon, chopped into small pieces
  • 2 tablespoons coriander seeds, smashed
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Heat oil in a large, deep skillet over low heat. Add onions and a pinch of salt. Cover and cook, stirring frequently, until onions are soft but not browned, 20 to 25 minutes. Increase heat to medium-high, uncover, and continue cooking until onions are lightly browned. Add cumin and wine and cook until liquid is almost completely evaporated, 4 to 5 minutes. Add tomatoes and season with salt and pepper.

  2. Step 2

    Place allspice, cloves, cinnamon sticks, and coriander seeds in a piece of cheese cloth; tie with a piece of twine to enclose. Add spice bundle to onion mixture, cover, and let simmer until thickened, about 20 minutes. Uncover, and stir in parsley; season with salt and pepper. Remove spice bundle from skillet, remove skillet from heat; keep warm until ready to serve.

Source
The Martha Stewart Show, July Summer 2008

advertisement

advertisement