Tomatoes with "Salsa Verde"

Tomatoes with "Salsa Verde"

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.

4 servings
Preparation 10 min

170 calories per serving 


Ingredients

4 tomatoes, large, ripe   1 kg
3 tbsp Parsley and Garlic Base (Recipe)   45 mL
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil   45 mL
4 tsp capers, finely chopped   12 g
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g

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

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (230g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = 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

70 %

Vitamin C

50 %

Calcium

2 %

Iron

6 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: serving
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: 0 serving

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Claims

Free :
Added Sugar
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

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This recipe is in the following categories: Tomatoes | First courses/Appetizers | Salads | Diabetes-friendly | Halal | Kosher | Low Sodium | Vegan | Vegetarian | No Cook | Buffet | Italian

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