Posts Tagged ‘tomato’

Vegetable Soup

Friday, January 31st, 2014
Vegetable Soup

Vegetable Soup

Vegetable Soup

Vegetable soup is a great way to get a variety of vegetables in your diet, even in the middle of winter.  Yes, while fresh tomatoes and green beans always taste better from a summer harvest, many frozen vegetables work pretty well in soups, allowing for the making of a hearty, homemade, vegetable soup.  This soup is more stew like.  If you prefer a soupier consistency just use more vegetable broth, or add in some water.
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Tomato, Cucumber and Bean Garden Salad with Herbs de Provence

Thursday, September 12th, 2013
Tomato, Cucumber, and Bean Garden Salad with Herbs de Provence

Tomato, Cucumber, and Bean Garden Salad with Herbs de Provence

Tomato, Cucumber and Bean Garden Salad with Herbs de Provence

I threw this recipe together when I had an abundance of vegetables in the garden and a long day at work.  It’s simple and satisfying.  A few pieces of crusty bread and you have a light dinner.
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Spiced Chickpea and Tomato Soup

Sunday, January 8th, 2012
Spiced Chickpea and Tomato Soup

Spiced Chickpea and Tomato Soup

Sunday Supper

Spiced Chickpea and Tomato Soup

Adapted from Rachael Ray

I love this soup in the winter.  It’s hearty, simple, and fast to cook.  Serve with some naan or pitas on the side.  Like most soups, the leftovers are even better.
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Meatball Subs

Friday, November 11th, 2011
Meatball Subs

Meatball Subs

Football Food Friday

Meatball Subs

Last week I posted a meatball recipe.  So, what better way to follow up than with a meatball sub sandwich?  Four little meatballs lined up on a toasted bun, drenched in tomato sauce, and blanketed with fresh mozzarella.  It’s a comforting sandwich for a chilly fall afternoon or evening.
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1 Main Dish – 5 Ways

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011
Pasta with Almond Red Pepper Pesto

Pasta with Almond Red Pepper Pesto

Tuesday Tip

1 Main Dish – 5 Ways

If you only cook for 1 or 2 people, often times a single dish will last a number of meals.  Some people don’t mind eating the same dish, meal after meal.  But for those of you who like some variety over a few days 1 Main Dish – 5 Ways is a good way to vary the taste.  This is great to do on the weekend, and if you are cooking for 2, enlist the other person to help.  Pasta is a great example…
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