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Quick Tomato and Olive Sauce

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Categories: Low-calorie, Low-fat, Quick to fix, Vegetarian
Type: Sauces

This unique, healthy tomato sauce goes great with pasta or grilled fish or chicken.

Serves: serves 2

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 14-oz (400-g) can tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 tbsp black olive tapenade or ready-made
  • 2 tbsp sun-dried tomatoes, cut into strips
  • freshly ground black pepper

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Directions:

  1. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat, fry the onion until golden, then add the tomatoes. Stir and heat through for a few minutes.
  2. Stir in the tapenade and the sun-dried tomatoes, heat for a minute or two, and season to taste with pepper.
Tips:
  • This unusual tomato sauce goes beautifully with pasta, or you can serve it with grilled fish or chicken. Black olive tapenade and sun-dried tomatoes can be bought from many large supermarkets. They impart a rich texture and flavor to an otherwise simple sauce.

Excerpted from SuperFoods, SuperFast.
Copyright © 2006 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
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