Tomato Olive Caper Sauce Recipe

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This Tomato Olive Caper Sauce recipe is perfect for busy weeknights. It is fast to make and uses ingredients that you can keep in your kitchen as part of your healthy Midlife pantry.

What makes this Tomato Olive Caper Sauce recipe “healthy”?

  • Extra-virgin olive oil is an anti-inflammatory fat and a key part of the Mediterranean Diet.
  • Onions and garlic are important building blocks not only for sauces but also for soups.
  • Canned tomatoes contribute to this sauce’s acidic flavour and body while also adding in a layer of anti-oxidants like lycopene.
  • Capers and olives add in a burst of acidic flavour and some saltiness.
  • Oregano is a herb that is also loaded with anti-oxidants and flavour.
  • Because this Tomato Olive Caper Sauce tastes great, you’ll look forward to making it again as part of your recipe repertoire!

This recipe for Tomato Olive Caper Sauce is fast to make and adds in flavour to your meal! You can make this Tomato Olive Caper Sauce on a weeknight, or you can make ahead as part of your weekend meal prep.

Enjoy this sauce with fish, chicken, pork, tofu, beans or pasta.

Tomato Olive Caper Sauce Recipe

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This tomato olive caper sauce is perfect for serving with fish, chicken, pork, tofu, cooked beans or pasta.
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Recipe type: Sauce
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp Extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, drained
  • ½ cup capers, drained
  • ½ cup, pitted green olives
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • salt to taste
Instructions
  1. In a large pan over medium heat, heat the extra-virgin olive oil and saute the onion until softened, about 5 minutes. Add in garlic and stir.
  2. Add in diced tomatoes, capers, green olives, balsamic vinegar and dried oregano. Simmer and serve! Enjoy with fish, chicken, pork, tofu, cooked beans.

 

Kristyn Hall
Kristyn Hall
Kristyn Hall MSc, RD Nutritionist and Registered Dietitian Calgary, AB.

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