1 cup roasted red peppers (from water-packed jar)
1 cup reduced-sodium vegetable or chicken broth
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
Salt and black pepper, to taste
In a food blender, combine the red peppers, broth, vinegar, and oil and process until smooth. Transfer mixture to a small saucepan and set over medium heat. Bring to a simmer, partially cover, and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the basil. Season, to taste, with salt and pepper. Store in a plastic container in the refrigerator.