This sauce wins the best all-around condiment award: Use it as a dip for fries and veggies, spread it on sandwiches and burgers, or drizzle it over pasta just like tomato sauce. Plus it takes just five minutes to put together. What are you waiting for?

5-Minute Roasted Pepper Sauce

Recipe by: Real Simple Good

Makes: 6 servings

Ready in: 5 minutes


1 avocado

12-ounce jar roasted peppers, drained (or roast fresh ones at 500 degrees for 15-20 minutes)

2 cloves garlic, peeled

salt and pepper, to taste


Scoop out the avocado meat and place all of the ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. Use immediately or place in refrigerator for up to one week.