cherry tomatoes

Erin’s Pesto Bruschetta

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on October 11, 2010

I was working on dinner over the weekend when Steve pops into the kitchen with a few handfuls of itty bitty tomatoes. So naturally, I whipped up a quick Pesto Bruschetta with homemade garden pesto sauce I stashed in the freezer.

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Avocado Chicken Tacos – $5 Dinner Challenge

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 20, 2010

Chicken chunks sauteed with taco seasoning and green/red peppers from the garden…plus avocado chunks and other fave taco fixings! Yum…

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Summer Squash Quesadillas – Grow. Eat. Save.

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 19, 2010

Looking for a recipe that uses a vegetable that’s growing in your garden? Perhaps Grow. Eat. $ave. can help!

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Taco Burgers – $5 Dinner Challenge

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 7, 2010

A few notes about this lovely meal. These were SO GOOD, but they were super crumbly…from the beans…so I would add an egg to hold the burgers together. The cilantro and lettuce are from the garden. The bread…because I had no buns in the house. And ran out of time to make them from scratch. […]

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Scallops with Herbed Tomato Sauce

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 1, 2009

I took the of grilling the scallops from a recent Rachael Ray magazine recipe, and then tossed it with a partially sauteed herb, tomato and olive oil sauce…and some pasta too! Delish!!!

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Angel Hair with Cherry Tomatoes – $5 Dinner Challenge

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on August 17, 2009

Using up my overabundance of cherry tomatoes…a tangy pasta dish that your taste buds are sure to love!

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Italian Chicken and Bowtie Pasta

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on August 5, 2009

Loved this dish that Lindsay suggested! Pasta, spinach and cherry tomatoes…delish!

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Grilled Steaks

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on July 29, 2009

Grilling up some steaks today…despite the dreary fall like day we had today! Paired it with a side dish straight from the garden…Mmmm!

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Garden Pasta Primavera

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on July 22, 2009

Because I spent most of the day running around with my brain in one room and my body in the other room (seriously, preparing to leave for just a few days is a MAJOR ordeal…can I get an AMEN!?!), I needed a quick one pot dinner that each of us could eat with a bowl […]

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Summer Squash Pasta Salad

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on July 16, 2009

See what meal I made using yesterday’s garden harvest! This pasta would be great warm or chilled!

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