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Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo 3/4-pound tomatoes (about 2 medium), seeded and finely diced (1 1/2 cups) 1/3 cup chopped cilantro 1/4 cup finely chopped white onion 1 small fresh jalapeño or serrano chile, finely chopped, including seeds, or more…

Baked Plum Tomatoes

Baked Plum Tomatoes 4 plum tomatoes, halved 1/4 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons plain breadcrumbs 1/2 teaspoon mixed dried herbs, such as thyme, marjoram, oregano, and basil 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/4 teaspoon…

Fresh Garden Pasta Sauce

Fresh Garden Pasta Sauce 4 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3/4 Cup Finely Chopped Sweet Onion 2 Cloves Garlic, Peeled & Finely Minced 2 1/2 Pounds Prepared Ripe Plum Tomatoes Sea Salt & Black Pepper 1 Bunch (About…

Broiled Tomato Sandwich

Broiled Tomato Sandwich 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 4 ripe tomatoes, sliced 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 3 tablespoons…

Oven Roasted Thyme Tomatoes

Oven Roasted Thyme Tomatoes 5   plum tomatoes, quartered 1 tablespoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper 4   sprigs thyme, torn 2 tablespoons olive oil Preheat oven to 250°F. Line baking sheet with parchment. Place tomatoes,…

Grilled Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Grilled Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms 2/3 cup chopped plum tomato 1/4 cup (1 ounce) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese 1 teaspoon olive oil, divided 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh or 1/8 teaspoon dried rosemary 1/8 teaspoon…

Stuffed Zucchini with Tomatoes and Mozzarella

Stuffed Zucchini with Tomatoes and Mozzarella Olive oil, for brushing baking sheet 2 medium zucchini Coarse salt and ground pepper 2 plum tomatoes, halved, seeded, and diced small 1/4 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano leaves …

Smothered Beans with Leeks and Collard Greens

Smothered Beans with Leeks and Collard Greens 1 cup dried Great Northern beans 1/4 cup dried pinto beans quart water tablespoons olive oil 2 cups thinly sliced leeks (about 2 large) 1 tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried…

Leek, Tomato and Mushroom Quiche

Leek, Tomato and Mushroom Quiche Two 9-inch ready-to-bake pie crusts 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 leek, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced (white and light green parts only) 8 oz. cherry or grape tomatoes, halved 1/4 cup…

Eggplant Ricotta Bites

Eggplant Ricotta Bites 1 medium eggplant Kosher salt All-purpose flour, for dredging 2 large eggs 3/4 cup breadcrumbs 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons extra- virgin olive oil, plus more as needed 2…

Roasted Eggplant with Tomatoes and Parmesan

Roasted Eggplant with Tomatoes and Parmesan 2 small eggplants, cut crosswise into 1/4-inch slices 6 medium plum tomatoes, cut crosswise into 1/4-inch slices 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons extra…

Plum Tomato Sauce

Plum Tomato Sauce About 2 lbs. fresh plum tomatoes 4 ounces extra-virgin olive oil, plus additional extra-virgin olive oil, optional 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped Pinch crushed red pepper 1/2 medium onion, finely chopped (you can…