falafel red sauce

Here's the recipe for the spicy sweet red sauce for falafel that I've been promising but neglecting to post.

How perfect are these falafel?
(or is it falafels?)

2 cups canned diced tomatoes
2 T lemon juice
3 garlic cloves, presses
2 -3 t brown sugar
1/2 - 1 t hot chili powder

Bring all of the ingredients to a boil in a small saucepan. Reduce the heat and simmer uncovered for 30 minutes, or until it thickens a bit. Allow it to cool, then puree it. If it's too thin for your tastes, you can thin it with a bit of water.

You may also want to add a bit of salt, but I find this depends on which brand of tomatoes I'm using. Play with the sugar/chili amounts to suit your taste, I like a good spicy-sweet combo.

I'm a condiment junkie, so I usually use this along with a creamy garlic kebab sauce. Yum!

Have I mentioned how much I love falafel??? Srsly, what an invention!!!

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