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Angel Hair Pasta With Cilantro, Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Feta Recipe By : "Bella" Sun Dried Tomatoes Recipe Card Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00 Categories : Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -------- ------------ -------------------------------8 ounces "bella" sun-dried tomatoes in oil -- coarsely chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil -- from tomatoes 8 ounces feta cheese -- crumbled 1 bunch fresh cilantro -- coarsely chopped 4 ounces angel hair pasta -- cooked Combine first 3 ingredients and set aside. Cook pasta according to directions and toss with the tomatoes, cilantro and feta cheese. Serve warm or cold.

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Bella Italian Meat Loaf With Sun-Dried Tomatoes Recipe By : "Bella" Sun Dried Tomatoes Recipe Card Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00 Categories : Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -------- ------------ -------------------------------2 1/2 pounds lean ground beef 1 package pork sausage 3 cloves garlic 2 large carrot -- chopped finely 1 large onion -- chopped

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basil oregano salt pepper -- to taste bread crumbs egg tomato catsup red wine "bella" sun-dried tomatoes in oil -- chopped mozzarella cheese

Combine all ingredients except cheese in a large bowl. Then place meatloaf in a greased baking pan. Bake 70 minutes at 375 degrees. Remove from oven and top with mozzarella cheese, return to oven for 10 more minutes or until cheese is melted, then enjoy!

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Broccoli With Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Olives & Feta Recipe By : "Bella" Sun Dried Tomatoes Recipe Card Serving Size : 6 Preparation Time :0:00 Categories : Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -------- ------------ -------------------------------3 heads broccoli 1 tablespoon oil-cured olives -- pitted & chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons scallion -- finely sliced 1/4 cup garlic -- finely chopped 2 tablespoons roasted red peppers -- diced 1/2 cup small toasted croutons 1/3 cup feta cheese 20 cloves garlic

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vinaigrette: olive oil balsamic vinegar dijon mustard shallot -- finely minced poached garlic -- sieved "bella" sun-dried tomatoes in oil salt and pepper

Put 20 cloves garlic in a heavy saucepan, cover with olive oil and slowly poach on top of the stove for 4 nutes until soft and just slightly golden. Strain out oil (reserve for another use - marinades, vinaigrette, etc.), puree 2 cloves for the vinaigrette and reserve the rest for garnish. Meanwhile, bring a large pot (not aluminum) of cold water to a boil Cut the broccoli into medium florets. Have ready a large container of ice water. At the rolling boil, add salt to the water and just blanch the broccoli for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes. (The water must remain hot so you may want to work in small batches). Immediately drain and transfer to the ice-water. Chill and drain. Prepare vinaigrette. Toss broccoli with first five ingredients and the vinaigrette. Arrange on plates and garnish with poached garlic cloves and sprinklwe with Feta.

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Dilled Green Tomatoes Or Cherry Tomatoes Recipe By : Serving Size : 1 Categories : Amount Measure Preparation Time :0:00 Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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Select small, firm green tomatoes or cherry tomatoes. Pack the tomatoes into sterilized jars and to each quart jar add 1 clove peeled garlic, 1 stalk celery, several strips of green pepper and a large spray of dill. Bring to a boil 2 quarts of water, 1 quart vinegar, and 1/2 cup pickling salt and boil for 5 minutes. Pour the hot brine over the vegetables in the jar and seal. The pickles will be ready to us in about 4 weeks. Hot red pepper, celery seed and mustard see may be added to the vinegar mixture.

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Fettucini With Sun-Dried Tomatoes Recipe By : "Bella" Sun Dried Tomatoes Recipe Card Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00 Categories : Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -------- ------------ -------------------------------6 tablespoons butter 1 1/3 cups whipping cream 4 cups tagliarini or egg noodles -- hot, cooked, drained 1 cup parmesan cheese -- shredded salt and pepper -- to taste nutmeg -- freshly grated 8 oz "bella" sun-dried tomatoes in oil In a wide frying pan or chafing dish over high heat on a range, melt butter until it is lightly browned. Add 1/2 cup of the cream and tomatoes and boil rapidly until large shiny bubbles form; stir occasionally. (You can make this part of the sauce earlier in the day, then reheat.) Reduce heat to medium or place chafing dish over direct flame. Add noodles to the sauce. Toss vigorously with 2 forks, and pour in the cheese and the remaining cream, a little at a time--about three additions. The noodles should be kept moist but not too liquid. Season with salt and pepper and grate nutmeg generously over the noodles (or use about 1/8 teaspoon of the ground spice.) Serve immediately.

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Marinated Tomatoes Recipe By : Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00 Categories : Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -------- ------------ -------------------------------4 tomatoes; large 1 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup wine vinegar 1/4 teaspoon mustard; dry 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 garlic; clove, large, minced 1 tablespoon basil; fresh, chopped 2 thyme; sprigs, fresh,chopped 1 marjoram; fresh, sprig, chop 1 tablespoon scallion; minced NOTE: Tomatoes should be peeled and sliced. Place tomato slices in serving bowl. Combine remaining ingredients and pour over tomatoes. Toss lightly. Chill for 1 hour or longer before serving.

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Pasta With Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce Supreme Recipe By : "Bella" Sun Dried Tomatoes Recipe Card Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00 Categories : Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -------- ------------ -------------------------------4 tablespoons butter 1 1/2 cups whipping cream 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg -- freshly grated 8 oz "bella" sun-dried tomatoes in oil 4 cups pasta -- * 1 egg yolk 3/4 cup parmesan cheese -- freshly grated * hot cooked pasta, such as fresh egg noodles, fettucini, tagliarini, or hot or cold tortellini, ravioli or gnocchi. Melt butter with cream, tomatoes, and the 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg in a wide frying pan. Stir in the cooked pasta and bring quickly to boiling; stir gently from time to time. Let boil rapidly 1 to 2 minutes, then blend a little of the hot sauce with the egg yolk. Remove pan from heat and stir in egg yolk mixture and the 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese, blending thoroughly. Serve at once, offering additional nutmeg and Parmesan cheese.

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Sun-Dried Tomato Spaghetti Sauce Recipe By Serving Size : "Bella" Sun Dried Tomatoes Recipe Card : 4 Preparation Time :0:00

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Ingredient -- Preparation Method -------------------------------"bella" oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes -- undrained onion -- chopped celery -- chopped carrot -- diced garlic -- minced whole tomatoes -- undrained chablis or other dry white wine dried fennel seed pepper

Drain dried tomatoes, reserving 1/4 cup oil. Chop tomatoes, and set aside. Heat reserved oil in a Dutch oven; saute onion, celery, carrot and garlic in hot oil 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in dried and canned tomatoes, wine, fennel seeds, and pepper; cook, uncovered, over medium heat 1 hour or to desired consistency, stirring mixture occasionally. Position knife blade in food processor bowl; add half of sauce mixture. Pulse 4 or 5 times or until mixture is chopped but not smooth. Repeat the same procedure with remaining half of sauce mixture. Serve over hot pasta.

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Sun-Dried Tomatoes Vinaigrette Recipe By : "Bella" Sun Dried Tomatoes Recipe Card Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00 Categories : Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -------- ------------ -------------------------------4 ounces "bella" sun-dried tomatoes in oil 3/4 cup olive oil

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fresh basil -- minced garlic -- minced green onion -- chopped salt and pepper -- to taste

Place in blender tomatoes, vinegar, olive oil, basil, garlic and green onion. Blend mixture until creamy. You may season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve on tossed green salad with garden fresh vegetables. Add bacon bits, croutons and cheddar cheese as you wish.

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Sweet Pickled Cherry Tomatoes Recipe By : Serving Size : 6 Preparation Time :0:00 Categories : Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -------- ------------ -------------------------------4 pounds firm cherry tomatoes 3 1/2 pounds sugar 4 cups water 1 fresh ginger root -- grated 2 lemon zest 1 teaspoon pickling salt Use only the juice and grated zest of the 2 lemons.

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Tomatensalat (Tomato Salad) Recipe By : Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00 Categories : Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -------- ------------ -------------------------------5 tomatoes; med., chopped 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon basil; dried 1/4 teaspoon thyme; dried 1/4 teaspoon pepper; freshly ground 1/2 cup vegetable oil 6 tablespoons vinegar 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce 1 onion; large, diced Blend all ingredients together and chill for 1 hour before serving. Serve on lettuce leaves.

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