Tag: tomato

Crustless Quiche

I hardly ever make a crust for my quiche. Why bother? And crustless means less calories for those like me who are working to lose weight! You can add almost anything to this quiche: onion, bacon, sausage, spinach, peppers. In this quiche I added leek, mushrooms, and tomato. Preheat oven to 350F Ingredients 5-6 eggs, room temperature 1 cup half…

Spirit-Filled Life

Early every morning I walk around our backyard admiring the plants and Freddy walks with me. I find inspiration in the beauty of the hydrangeas. The clematis. The dill. The eggplant. The jalapenos. The tomatoes. The lettuce. The basil and cilantro. The parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme. The butterfly bush. The blue thistle. The zinnias. The Russian Sage. The coral…

Israeli Couscous, Bean and Tomato Salad

Simply delicious. Quoting Martha Rose Shulman writing in The New York Times/Cooking: Finely chopped tomatoes seasoned with garlic, balsamic vinegar and basil serve as both dressing and vegetable in this main dish salad. I’ve been making tomato concassée all summer and using it as a sauce for pasta and fish. I decided to use it as a stand-in for salad…

Watermelon Gazpacho

Refreshing and easy to make! Ingredients 1 pound tomato (I used one large Brandywine.) 1 ½ pounds seeded and cubed watermelon  handful of mint leaves 1 peeled, seeded and diced cucumber 1-2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and diced ¼ cup olive oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice Crumbled feta (If desired. We added to individual servings.) Preparation Combine chopped tomatoes and seeded and cubed watermelon…