Pepper and Olive Tomato Sauce

Posted on April 15, 2013 · Posted in Breakfast, Dinner, Healthy Recipes, Lunch, New Recipes, Recipes, salad, Seafood, Side Dishes
Pepper and Olive Tomato Sauce

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Prep Time: 40 Min
Start to Finish: 40 Min
8 servings (1/2 cup each)

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium sweet onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2 medium red bell pepper, coarsely chopped (1/2 cup)
1/2 medium yellow bell pepper, coarsely chopped (1/2 cup)
1 can (28 oz) Muir Glen® organic whole peeled tomatoes, undrained
2 tablespoons Muir Glen® organic tomato paste
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 cup sliced pitted kalamata olives

1. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic and bell peppers; cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until crisp-tender. Stir  in tomatoes, tomato paste and pepper flakes, breaking up tomatoes with spoon. Heat to boiling.

2. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 20 to 25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened. Stir in olives.
3. Serve over baked chicken or fish or cooked pasta as desired.