Tagged: tomatoes

Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs

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I got a little emotional when my almost four-year-old fit in a 5T coat. Did he just skip 4T!? Lately he’s been consuming a crazy smorgasbord for dinner. It must be a growth spurt. I’ve

  • For tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 white onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1-28 ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Italian Chopped Salad

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I find myself turning things that aren’t meant to be a salad into a salad. Leftover pasta? I just add greens, whatever veggies I have around and toss everything in some sort of vinaigrette. What

  • For salad
  • 1 large head romaine (about 1 pound), chopped
  • 1/2 head radicchio (about 4 ounces), chopped
  • 3 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup chopped roasted tomatoes
  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 ounces chopped salami

Braided Pizza Bread

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Things can get a little crazy in my fridge. With all sorts of jars aligned in tall stacks, there is never a shortage of ingredients to come up with something to eat. Plus there is

  • 2/3 cup warm water
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry active yeast
  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil plus more for bowl and brushing dough
  • 1-1/2 cups bread flour plus more for work surface
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cups tomato sauce plus more for serving
  • 1/2 cup pesto plus more for serving

Tomato Chickpea Salad

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When I went to the farmers market over the weekend, I thought it would have been pumpkins and gourds all over, but I was thrilled to see tomatoes taking up most of the stands. Summer