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Tomatoes with "Salsa Verde"

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The "green sauce", made from parsley, garlic, olive oil, and sometimes anchovies, accompanies a variety of dishes in the northwestern part of Italy. Here it adds some pizzazz and colour to good tomatoes.

Preparation : 10 min
170 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Kid-friendly
  • Diabetes-friendly

Ingredients

4 tomatoes, large 1 kg
3 tbsp Parsley and Garlic Base 45 mL
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 45 mL
4 tsp capers, finely chopped 12 g
salt [optional]

Before you start

For good results, use only locally-grown, sun-ripened field tomatoes.

Method

  1. Wash the tomatoes and wipe dry. Cut them in half crosswise, remove the seeds, then place the halves on a serving plate.
  2. Put the Parsley and Garlic base, capers and olive oil in a small bowl, then mix well. Distribute the mixture on top of each tomato half. Add a little salt, then serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 Serving (220g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

170

Fat

15 g

23 %

Saturated 2 g
+ Trans 0 g

10 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

100 mg

4 %

Carbohydrate

8 g

3 %

Fibre

3 g

11 %

Sugars

5 g

Protein

2 g

Vitamin A

67 %

Vitamin C

50 %

Calcium

2 %

Iron

6 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 1 ¾ servings
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : 0 serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Low  :
Sodium
Source of  :
Copper, Fibre, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6
Good source of  :
Folacin, Potassium
Excellent source of  :
Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K
Free  :
Added Sugar

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Vegetables 1
Fats 3

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This recipe is in the following categories

Tomatoes | First courses/Appetizers | Salads | Vegan | Vegetarian | Kosher | Low Sodium | Halal | Diabetes-friendly | No Cook | Buffet | Italian