Tomatoes!

Ball tomato sauce recipe.

Cherry Tomatos

Dried Basil

Olive Oil

Directions

Wash tomatoes, cut in half or quarters. Place in dehydrator trays. Dehydrate until chewy (don’t over dry). Pack in jar with dried basil cover with good quality olive oil. Allow to sit in cool dark place for at lest 1 month, use tomatoes as sun dried tomatoes… oil is infused with tons of flavor it is wonderful on pastas, salads or seasoned and dip bread into it!

 

Gazpacho

Ingredients

4 large fresh tomatoes, peeled and diced
1/2 English cucumber, peeled and finely diced
1/2 cup finely diced red bell pepper
1/4 cup minced green onion
1 large jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 pinch dried oregano

1 pinch cayenne pepper, or to taste
freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 pint cherry tomatoes
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 lime, juiced
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
salt and ground black pepper to taste
2 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil

Directions

Combine diced tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, green onion, jalapeno, and garlic in a large bowl. Stir in salt, cumin, oregano, cayenne pepper, and black pepper.
Place cherry tomatoes, olive oil, lime juice, balsamic vinegar, and Worcestershire sauce in a blender. Cover and puree until smooth. Pour pureed mixture through a strainer into the tomato-cucumber mixture; stir to combine.
Place 1/3 of the tomato mixture into the blender. Cover, turn blender on, and puree until smooth. Return pureed mixture to the remaining tomato-cucumber mixture. Stir to combine. Cover and chill in refrigerator for 2 hours.
Season cold soup with salt and black pepper to taste. Ladle into bowls and top with basil.

Honestly tomatoes go into EVERY thing. Or even just sliced with salt and pepper. There is nothing as yummy as garden fresh tomatoes!

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