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Health Information Library Recipes Fresh puttanesca with brown rice

Fresh puttanesca with brown rice

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size About 2 cups
Calories 250

Amount Per Serving
Monounsaturated fat 4 g
Saturated fat 1 g
Total fat 6 g
Sodium 182 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Dietary fiber 5 g
Protein 5 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

This robust sauce is traditionally served over pasta, but in this version it's served over brown rice.

Ingredients

(Serves 4)
  • 4 cups chopped ripe plum tomatoes
  • 4 Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
  • 4 green olives, pitted and sliced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons capers, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 3 cups cooked brown rice

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, olives, capers, garlic and oil. Add the basil, parsley and red pepper flakes, stirring to combine.

Cover and let stand at room temperature for 20 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve over cooked rice.

Last Updated: July 9th, 2015