By Mayo Clinic Staff

Dietitian's tip:

This robust sauce is traditionally served over pasta, but here it's served over brown rice.

Number of servings

Serves 4

Ingredients

  1. 4 cups chopped ripe plum tomatoes
  2. 4 Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
  3. 4 green olives, pitted and sliced
  4. 1 1/2 tablespoons capers, rinsed and drained
  5. 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  6. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  7. 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  8. 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  9. 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  10. 3 cups cooked brown rice

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, olives, capers, garlic and oil. Add the basil, parsley and red pepper flakes, stirring to combine.

Cover and let stand at room temperature for 20 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve over cooked rice.

Nutritional analysis per serving

Serving size :About 2 cups

  • Calories 250
  • Total fat 6 g
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Trans fat 0 g
  • Monounsaturated fat 4 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 182 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 44 g
  • Dietary fiber 5 g
  • Added sugars 0 g
  • Protein 5 g
July 09, 2015