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Small-Batch Vegetable Tian with Potatoes, Tomatoes, Summer Squash

Small-Batch Vegetable Tian

What can you do with a couple summer squash, some random potatoes and a tomato or two? Make this Small-Batch Vegetable Tian, a fun and beautiful spin on everyday roasted vegetables! It’s simple to assemble and pairs well with any protein. The vegetable amounts listed below are guidelines and can be customized based on what […]

Easy No Peel Fresh Tomato Sauce

Easy No-Peel Fresh Tomato Sauce

If you find yourself with fresh tomatoes on their last legs, avoid pitching them and instead roast and blend them into a quick sauce. While the purists may disagree, I don’t remove the skins or the seeds in this version. Whirring the roasted tomatoes in a high-speed blender yields a silky smooth sauce. Use it […]

Tortelloni with Tomato Spinach Cream Sauce

Tortelloni with Tomato Spinach Cream Sauce

My kids love stuffed pastas like ravioli and tortelloni and I am usually guaranteed a whine-free dinner hour when one of these is on the menu. For weeknight cooking, I turn to refrigerated stuffed pastas because they’re versatile, quick to cook (just 5 minutes) and perfect for meatless meals. This Tortelloni with Tomato Spinach Cream […]

4 Ingredient Tomato Pesto Chicken

4-Ingredient Tomato Pesto Chicken

Have a meal on the table in minutes with this 20-minute, 4-ingredient Tomato Pesto Chicken, which calls for one of my favorite weeknight shortcuts – store-bought pesto. We like to eat this over whole wheat orzo (tossed in a little olive oil and grated parmesan cheese) alongside a simple green salad.

Pouring tomato basil soup out of a blender into a mug

20-Minute Tomato Basil Bisque

Your grilled cheese called and it’s asking for a soup upgrade. Ready in about 20 minutes, this Tomato Basil Bisque recipe makes a small batch, just enough to pour a round for four eager sandwich dippers. It’s rich and creamy without butter, milk, or cream, thanks to canned beans. Skip the parm to keep it […]

Skillet with Roasted Pepper Shakshuka and Toasted Pita Bread

Roasted Pepper Shakshuka

Meet your new mid-week flavor pick-me-up, a la Roasted Pepper Shakshuka. This spin on the traditional Middle Eastern dish is smokey, full-bodied and warmly spiced, not spicy hot, thanks to fire roasted tomatoes, jarred roasted bell peppers (time saver!), and smoked paprika.