Makes 12-15 servings
1 cup canned tomatoes
1 small clove garlic (roasted if you like milder garlic flavor)
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon hot sauce (optional, or to taste)
1. Puree all ingredients except olive oil in a food processor until smooth.
2. With the blender running, add olive oil in a steady stream to emulsify.
3. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Per serving (based on 15): 11 calories, trace protein, trace grams carbohydrates, no sugar, 1 gram fat, no cholesterol, 78 milligrams sodium, no dietary fiber.