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Summer is winding down, and many of us are looking for ways to use our fresh produce before it gets chilly out. Our latest healthy recipe has a Mediterranean twist that will be a saucy addition to soups, meat dishes, and more. Emmaline Rasmussen, MS, RD, LDN, Dietitian at NorthShore, recommends this sofrito recipe that’s rich in antioxidants:
Serving Size: 3/4 cupRecommendation of at least 2 servings per week for the best health benefitsIngredients4 tomatoes, diced1/2 large onion, diced2 cloves garlic, minced1-2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oilYour choice of herbs and peppers
To prepare the base:
Note: You can also make this recipe during the fall. Our favorite way is to serve it over baked spaghetti squash instead of traditional pasta to cut carbs and add more veggies to your diet.
Discover more appetizing and healthy recipes that are part of the Mediterranean Diet on our new Pinterest board.