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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Stewed Tomatoes

Friday, September 21st, 2012
Stewed Tomatoes

Stewed Tomatoes

Stewed Tomatoes

Here’s a great way to use a bumper crop of garden tomatoes.
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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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