Sardines in Tomato Sauce

Sardines in Tomato Sauce

  • Preparation 40 min
  • Cooking 35 min
  • Servings 4

The small fish shine in a zesty puttanesca-like sauce that comes together with a few other pantry staples. If you can find fresh or frozen sardines, go for it, but rest assured that the tinned variety are also delicious.

  • Nut-free
  • Lactose-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Dairy-free
  • Egg-free

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Ingredients

    • 1/2 lb (225 g) frozen whole sardines (see note)
    • 2 tbsp (30 ml) ox-eye daisy capers or regular capers, drained
    • 2 garlic cloves, chopped

    • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
    • 2 tbsp (30 ml) vegetable oil
    • 1 can (28 oz/796 ml) whole plum tomatoes
    • 1/4 cup (10 g) fresh dill leaves
    • 1/4 cup (10 g) fresh parsley leaves
    • 1/4 cup (10 g) fresh basil leaves

Preparation

Note from Ricardo

Frozen sardines can be replaced with 2 cans (100 g) of oil- or water-packed sardines, drained. Skip steps 1 and 2 if using canned sardines.

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