1 red bell pepper
1 large onion
1-4 large tomatoes
3-4 garlic cloves, chopped/crushed
2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 Tbsp tomato paste
Salt and pepper to taste
Coach Susan’s tip: To maximize garlic’s health benefits, chop or crush the garlic and allow it to sit for 10 to 15 minutes before cooking. This allows for the enzyme alliinase to be released and form a variety of healthy compounds in garlic to be absorbed.
Serve with whole grain bread if desired.