Traditionally served with fried fish, this classic Puerto Rican tomato sauce is delicious served alongside a variety of seafood dishes, including Crab Meat Piononos. Keep olives, capers, and pimentos on hand in your pantry so you can prepare this easy sauce often.
1 cup (8 ounce can) tomato sauce
1 medium onion, cut in thin slices
1/4 cup canned or jarred pimento, cut in thin strips
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon pimento-stuffed green olives, sliced
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon white vinegar
2 teaspoons capers
1 bay leaf
Ground black pepper or red pepper flakes to taste
- Combine all ingredients in medium saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until onions are tender. Remove bay leaf. Season to taste with pepper.
- Serve with fish or shellfish. Store tightly covered in the refrigerator.
Makes 12 servings (1 1/2 cups).
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe): Calories: 40 Calories from Fat: 25 Total Fat: 2.5 g Saturated Fat: 0 g Cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 150 mg Carbohydrates: 5 g Dietary Fiber: 1 g Sugars: 2 g Protein: 1 g.
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