Sardines with Sun-Dried Tomato and Capers

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No cooking involved. This recipe is for busy people looking for an easy recipe; great for fish lovers, even those a bit skeptical of sardines. This recipe will become a staple in your diet. The ingredients really balance out the fishy flavor, and turn a can of sardines into a tasty, gourmet meal on-the-go. Pair with quinoa and a side of spinach (preferably sauteed in olive oil with lemon) for a complete lunch or dinner. This meal provides energy, focus, and saves you time and money.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
Servings:
1
Yield:
1 serving

Ingredients

  • 1 (3.75 ounce) can sardines packed in olive oil, drained (such as King Oscar®)

  • ½ fresh lemon

  • 1 pinch salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano

  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme

  • 1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes, or to taste

  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons chopped sun-dried tomatoes

  • 1 tablespoon capers

Directions

  1. Place the sardines on a small plate. Squeeze the lemon half over the sardines; season with salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper, oregano, thyme, and crushed red pepper flakes. Scatter the garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, and capers over the mixture.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

234 Calories
11g Fat
10g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 234
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 131mg 44%
Sodium 864mg 38%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 17mg 86%
Calcium 402mg 31%
Iron 5mg 27%
Potassium 702mg 15%

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

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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