Bob Greene's Pepper and Olive Tomato Sauce

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is wonderful over chicken or fish, even pasta. I served it with ladypit's "Baked Tilapia With Lots of Spice". The sauce has just a little kick, thanks to the cayenne pepper...leave it out if you prefer.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat.
  2. Cook onion, garlic, and bell peppers in oil 4-5 minutes, stirring frequently, until crisp-tender.
  3. Stir in tomatoes, tomato paste, and crushed red pepper. Heat to boiling.
  4. Reduce heat; simmer 20-25 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally.
  5. Stir in olives.