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T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies
Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Roasted Pepper Spread


  • 6 sun-dried tomato halves
  • ⅔ cup roasted red peppers (about 2 peppers)
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 Tbsp freshly chopped basil or 1 tsp dried basil
  • ⅛ tsp black pepper


  • 1. Pour boiling water over the sun-dried tomatoes and set aside until softened, about 20 minutes. Pour off the water and coarsely chop the tomatoes. Place in a mixing bowl.
  • 2. Chop the roasted red peppers and add to the tomatoes, along with the garlic, basil, and pepper.
  • 3. Serve warm or chilled.

Cooking Tips

  • 1. Save the soaking liquid from sun-dried tomatoes and use it in place of vegetable stock in other recipes.

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