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3 Things to Make With…Canned Diced Tomatoes

canned diced tomatoes recipesWhen you find a good deal at your grocery store, it’s smart to stock up — but it can be a challenge to find new, tasty ways to use up all those good bargains. Each week, we bring you three original (often surprising!) recipes that feature the types of ingredients you’re likely to find on sale. Better yet, will even show you whether the ingredient is on sale in your area (as well as any other ingredients for whatever recipes you choose)! Simply click on the recipe and look for this icon:



Canned tomatoes are perhaps the epitome of the classic pantry staple. Although most tomato lovers would agree that nothing quite compares to fresh homegrown tomatoes right off the vine, who would want to limit their tomato consumption to just a few short months of the year?


It was no doubt the downright tastiness of tomatoes that made them prime candidates for canning generations ago. Today, we know that tomatoes aren’t only tasty, they’re wildly good for you as well. Rich in an array of vitamins (including vitamin C) as well as antioxidants, eating tomatoes has been linked to everything from better heart health to a reduced risk for osteoporosis.


Canned diced tomatoes make it ridiculously easy incorporate more tomato into your diet. Sure, you may be used to picking up a can or two when your making an Italian recipe, but there’s a whole range of delicious dishes in which canned diced tomatoes take a star turn, like these…




1. Ranchero Scrambled Eggs

canned diced tomatoes recipes

A quick and easy way to add a twist to breakfast or brunch: spice up your scrambled eggs with a can of diced tomatoes.



2. Basil-Tomato Chicken Skillet

canned diced tomatoes recipes

Quick and easy, light and healthy — this one-dish chicken skillet combines spinach and tomatoes, two nutrient-packed superfoods.



3. Winter Garden Pasta

canned diced tomatoes recipes

This is one of those vegetarian pasta dishes that’s so hearty — what with the cannellini beans, broccoli and tomatoes — that you forget there’s no meat.





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