Roasted Tomato Goodness

Tomatoes invoke the flavor of sunshine. Roasted tomatoes rise to a new level of delicious. And they are so good for our bodies. This is a dish to love.

For a vegetarian entree, add 1 cup of diced potatoes and cook the potatoes with the fennel and serve with Kale, Apple and Walnut Salad.

For omnivore dinner guests, serve it with Broiled Chicken Breasts and Artichoke Hearts and the Spinach Pea Salad.


Roasted Tomatoes with Fennel and White Beans
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Roasted Tomatoes with Fennel and White Beans
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  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Chop enough fennel fronds to measure 1/2 cup.
  2. Trim fennel bulbs and cut in half vertically. Cut each bulb half ito 1/2-inch-wide wedges.
  3. Heat oil in large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat until very hot, about 3 minutes. Add fennel wedges in single layer; sprinkle with 1 teaspoon coarse salt. Cook until fennel begins to brown and soften, turning occasionally, 10 to 12 minutes. Add tomatoes, oregano, garlic, and crushed red pepper; sprinkle with 1 teaspoon coarse salt and 1 teaspoon pepper. Fold together gently.
  4. Transfer skillet to oven. Bake fennel and tomatoes until soft, stirring occasionally, about 30 minutes.
  5. Mix in beans and 6 tablespoons chopped fennel fronds. Bake 5 minutes longer to heat through. Transfer mixture to large shallow bowl. Sprinkle with remaining chopped fronds. Serve warm or at room temperature.
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