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Summer Tomato Tart – Better Than a Nude Beach

One of these days Michele and I will travel to the south of France, where we’ll make it a point to eat this amazing tomato tart at least once a day. It’s going to be hot, since we’ll have to go in the middle of summer, so we can enjoy the best possible tomatoes, but that’s fine, as long as …

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Homemade Tomato Soup

Easy homemade tomato soup I grew up on canned tomato soup, and never was a big fan, so I didn’t have any interest in making my own. That was a mistake. I’ve discovered it’s simple to make and tastes way better then what I had as a kid. Here is a recipe to try. Homemade Tomato Soup2 tablespoons olive oil2 …

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Baffling Tomato Sauce & Tomato Sauce With Olives and Capers

Food labels always baffle me. You think you understand them but, like a good mystery novel, the unexpected always happens. For instance, I noticed a can of Hunt’s Tomato Sauce boasting a ‘Fat Free’ Status. Funny I thought, I never knew tomatoes contained fat—unless of course there is a new hybrid tomato laden with fat. Which you never know, food …

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Avocado, Cucumber, Tomato Salad

A  nice healthy, fresh salad for lunch using up  things I had in my produce bowl. The fresh cilantro and lemon juice really give  it a big boost of flavor.  Avocado, Cucumber,Tomato Salad 1 avocado, scooped and sliced1/4 red onion, thin slices1/2 cucumber, peeled and chopped1/2 zucchini, peeled if desired and chopped1 large tomato, chopped2 T fresh chopped cilantro1/2 lemon, juiced, 1-2T2 T …

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Tomato Basil Chicken

This easy recipe is done in 20 minutes and uses  fresh garden ingredients that I usually havein the house. So it’s just – defrost 2 chickenbreasts and the “what’s for dinner?”  question is answered. I use my large blackcast iron skillet for this., which I love.  It browns the chicken nicely and I can cut  the chicken  right in the skillet when it’s done.  …

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Low-Carb Chicken Breasts in a Butter, Basil & Tomato Cream Sauce

This delicate dish, with its tiny sequins of butter, is quick to make, but it does involve some faffery in the tomato-peeling department. It’s worth the effort, though – the dabs of fresh tomato and basil shreds add freshness to the sauce, which is scandalously creamy and buttery, containing as it does those two luscious ingredients so allowed on a …

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Low-Carb Beef Shin, Tomato & Olive Stew with a Naartjie Gremolata

It’s the gremolata that makes this stew special: a heavenly scent of citrus, parsley and garlic billows up as your face meets the plate. The starring ingredient here is freshly zested naartjie [clementine] peel – a glorious South African flavour that brings such warmth and colour to winter kitchens. Beef Shin, Tomato & Olive Stew with Naartjie, Lemon, Garlic & …

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Spicy Low-Carb Roast Chicken & Tomato Soup with Halloumi Croutons

This creamy winter soup is spiced with a light touch because I want its hero ingredients (glorious roast chicken and ripe tomatoes) to sing out like a two-angel choir. I cannot resist a ready-roasted chicken, with its sticky golden skin and melting flakes, and fresh tomatoes – packed as they are with lip-smacking umami – add irresistible depth of flavour. This …

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Low-Carb Tomato & Onion Beef Curry with Herby Cauliflower ‘Couscous’

An aromatic slow-cooked curry in a tomato and onion gravy, served with low-carb cauliflower & turmeric ‘couscous’ and a refreshing cucumber, mint and coriander raita.  This curry takes some time to put together, but once you’ve assembled it, you can boot it into the oven and leave it to burble for several hours, during which time you can drift into …

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Lamb Meatballs in Tomato Sauce Recipe

The Middle Eastern Food Kitchen (The home of delicious Middle Eastern Food Recipes) invites you to try Lamb Meatballs in Tomato Sauce Recipe. Enjoy a collections of quick & easy Middle Eastern food recipes and learn how to make Lamb Meatballs in Tomato Sauce. This recipe can be made weeks ahead and frozen in the casserole dish in which it …

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