Asparagus with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 cup chopped onions
1 cup chopped roasted red bell peppers
1/4 cup chopped roasted fresh Anaheim chile peppers
1 cup vegetable or chicken stock
2 tablespoons chopped roasted fresh jalapeño chile peppers
1 teaspoon minced fresh garlic
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
1 pound trimmed, steamed asparagus
how to prepare
Heat the oil in a 10-inch skillet over high heat. Add the onions, red bell peppers, and the Anaheim peppers and cook, stirring almost constantly, for 4 minutes. Add the stock and bring to a boil. Add the jalapeños and garlic, and stir well. Remove from the heat and purée in a food processor or blender. Return the purée to the skillet and bring almost to a boil, then whisk in the butter and brown sugar. Remove from the heat.
Serve over steamed asparagus.