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Roasted Red Pepper & Sardine Toast

Sardines are a good source protein, vitamin D and calcium. Try this simple 5-minute recipe to work these little fish into your diet. The roasted peppers not only provide flavor, but fiber and potassium as well. Pair this toast with a salad using seasonal greens, tomato and other vegetables to make it a meal.  

Need salad ideas? Check out the Seasonal Produce Guide to learn what veggies are in season and for easy, low-cost recipes.  

If you have unflavored sardines, you can drizzle some olive oil and lemon juice over the sardines before you add the chives.  

1 Servings

Preparation time

5 minutes


1 sli whole wheat bread (toasted)
1⁄4 c red pepper (roasted, sliced)
  sardines (packed in olive oil with lemon)
1 t chives (fresh, chopped)


Adopted from eatingwell.com.


  1. Spread the peppers evenly on the toast. 
  2. Using a fork, lay 1-2 sardines on top, covering the pepper.
  3. Garnish with the chives.  


Equipment you'll need:

  • Knife
  • Fork
  • Toaster


Source URL: https://wicworks.staging.platform.usda.gov/recipe/roasted-red-pepper-sardine-toast