If you search any pantry for must-have items, you'll likely find a stash of canned diced tomatoes. A staple in homemade soups, sauces and chilis, canned tomatoes are one of those versatile ingredients that transcend cuisine types. Canned tomatoes are used in Italian dishes, American fare and even in your favorite Mexican food entrees.
Diced tomatoes from Signature SELECT® are a vital ingredient in marinara sauce. Warm them up on the stovetop with a bit of tomato paste, a splash of olive oil, Italian seasoning and diced garlic for a delicious sauce that's perfect over pasta or as a foundation for homemade pizza.
You can also use Ro Tel tomatoes as a base for your favorite chili recipe. Simply mix a can with diced peppers and onions, ground beef, chili powder and red beans. Don't forget to top the dish with sour cream and shredded cheddar cheese for a hearty meal that's great for lunch and dinner.
Whether you're preparing sauce, salsa or tacos, diced tomatoes are an important ingredient. Stock up on them and all the other staples you need during your next visit to Balducci's.