Russell Ranch Dried Tomato Recipe Contest

As part of the annual staff party, the Agricultural Sustainability Institute held a dried tomato recipe contest on January 27, 2012.  Contestants were challenged to use the Russell Ranch Dried Tomatoes to create an exciting and delicious recipe.  Over forty people sampled ten dishes and voted for their top three favorite recipes. The winners and their recipes can be found below. 

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First place

Russell Ranch Dried Tomato Pesto Palmiers

Pesto Palmiers

 

Second place

Marinated Russell Ranch Dried Tomatoes

marinated russell ranch dried tomatoes

 

Third place

Artichoke and Russell Ranch Dried Tomato Dip

Artichoke and Russell Ranch Dried Tomato Dip

 

Honorable Mention

Russell Ranch Dried Tomatoes and Pesto Torte

Torta

 

Russell Ranch Dried Tomato, Lemon, Cornmeal Basil Cupcakes with Cashew Basil Frosting

Cupcake

 

Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese with Russell Ranch Dried Tomato Pesto Canapes

Canapes