Tomato Caper Sauce Recipe

Looking for an easy Tomato Caper Sauce recipe? Learn how to make Tomato Caper Sauce using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sailingchef

Makes 4 servings



Season with a little salt and freshly ground pepper at the end. Great with baked fish such as halibut.

Recipe Ingredients for Tomato Caper Sauce

1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup onion, finely chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup capers, rinsed and finely chopped
28 ounce diced tomatoes with juice
1 pinch of sugar
1 tsp fresh thyme leaves, chopped
1 tbsp fresh basil, slivered

Recipe Directions for Tomato Caper Sauce

Heat the olive oil in a large, heavy skillet over medium heat, and add the onion. Cook, stirring often, until tender, three to five minutes, and add the garlic and the capers. Cook, stirring, for three to five minutes, until the onion has softened thoroughly and the mixture is fragrant. Add the tomatoes, salt, pepper and a pinch of sugar. Bring to a simmer and cook, stirring often, for 15 to 20 minutes, until the sauce is thick and fragrant. Taste and adjust seasonings. Serve hot or cold.
Categories

Fish, Main Dish, Italian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 228.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
79
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.9g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
266mg
11%
Potassium
511mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
10.8g
4%
Dietary Fiber
3.1g
12%
Sugars
6.0g
Protein
2.3g
Vitamin A 34% Vitamin C 46%
Calcium 4% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • High in sugar
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