Infusing flavor with marinades made with fresh ingredients is a healthy way to take ordinary to extraordinary! Our tomato basil marinade with fresh herbs and tomato juice is a great addition to transform your favorite proteins from chicken to tofu.
Tomato Basil Marinade
Yield: 2 cups of marinade or enough for 4, 5-ounce protein servings
2 cups tomato juice (such as V8 or homemade tomato juice)
2 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tbsp chili powder
4 garlic cloves, minced
½ Tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 Tbsp brown sugar
4 stems fresh oregano or 1 tsp dried
10 large basil leaves, freshly chopped, or 1 tsp dried
Combine all ingredients and pour over desired protein and toss to coat. Leave to marinate in fridge for at least 30 minutes or up to 10 hours. Enjoy!
Sarah Mattison Berndt, MS, RD, CD
Owner Fit Fresh Cuisine & Hybrid Athletic Club