Posts Tagged "tomatoes"

Stuffed Bell Peppers

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3 bell peppers, halved and seeded                       3 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped                                             2 tablespoons minced parsley 1 pound ground meat                                      1 ½ teaspoons dried basil 2 tomatoes, peeled and chopped                                 1 cup bread crumbs Salt and pepper to taste Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Oil a shallow baking dish. Cook the peppers in boiling water for 2...

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Pasta with Red Pepper Sauce

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5 ripe tomatoes                                                        4 sweet red or green peppers 1 onion, thinly sliced                                      4 tablespoons olive oil 1 garlic clove, finely chopped                                 ½ cup chicken broth 1 pound penne or rigatoni pasta                                    1/3 cup Parmesan cheese Peel and seed the tomatoes or put them through a food mill or food processor. Cut the...

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Warm Roasted Eggplant, Pepper and Tomato Salad

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2 smallish eggplants                               4 sweet red or green peppers 4 ripe tomatoes                                            salt and pepper 1/3 cup olive oil                                            1 to2 tablespoons red wine vinegar Wash and dry the eggplants. Peel them and cut into ¼ thick slices and place them in a bowl. Sprinkle a tablespoon or more salt on the eggplant slices and cover the slices with cold water. Let them stand for about 30 minutes. Drain the...

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Salad Nicoise

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3 cups cooked green beans, fresh or frozen 3 or 4 quartered tomatoes Leaf lettuce, torn or cut into pieces 1lb cooked potatoes 1 can tuna, drained ½ cup pitted olives 2 or 3 hard cooked eggs, cold, peeled and quartered 6 to 12 canned anchovy filets, drained (optional) Herbed vinaigrette, about 1 cup For the vinaigrette: 2 tablespoons wine vinegar or lemon juice 1/8 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon dry mustard 6 tablespoon salad or olive oil Big pinch of black pepper 1 to 2 tablespoons minced herbs, parsley, chives, tarragon, basil or pinch of your favorite dry herbs Whisk the vinegar or lemon juice...

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Easy Kale and Tomatoes

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1 bunch kale, stems removed                                             water or tomato juice 1 large tomato, chopped                                                         olive oil 1 large onion, chopped                                                         salt and pepper to taste Place the kale, tomato and onion in a pot with just enough water or juice to keep them from burning while cooking. Cook over medium heat until the kale is tender,...

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