The holiday season is officially upon us and the sights and sounds of the season cannot be ignored – freshly baked cookies, lights on every house, gifts, holiday music and festivities galore.
Of course, we are always looking for ways to incorporate fruits and veggies into the holiday mix and Village Farms® fresh and delicious tomatoes definitely offer a reason to celebrate the season. We’ve created four recipes below perfect for any holiday occasion and sure to please the entire family. While adults enjoy decadent festive flavorful appetizers, kiddos can gobble up fun and easy kid-friendly tomato treats.
Sneak extra veggies into your child’s diet as True Rebel Mix® tomatoes pose as colorful lights/ornaments and the sweetness of the Heavenly Villagio Marzano® tomatoes dance like sugar plum fairies inside a Rudolph grilled cheese.
Lighten up holiday appetizers without sacrificing flavor with savory dishes that are done in a snap. A muffin tin recipe for Cabernet Estate Reserve® tomato quiche and Sinfully Sweet Campari® tomato basil puffs will break the mold on overly sweet holiday appetizers.
Be sure to grab a package of Village Farms® tomatoes at your local grocery store and then pick one (or all) of the recipes below to complete your holiday menu.
Scroll all the way down to find out how you can enter to win a variety pack of Village Farms tomatoes delivered right to your doorstep!
Mini Christmas Tree Pizzas with True Rebel Mix® Tomatoes
Move over Christmas cookies, let kids get creative for the holiday season with these fun pizzas. Plus, sneak more veggies into your kid’s diet. True Rebel Mix® tomatoes pose as colorful lights/ornaments for decorating. Cue the classic holiday music!
Rudolph Grilled Cheese with Heavenly Villagio Marzano® Tomatoes
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer had a very shiny nose…and it’s a bright red tomato! The sweetness of the Heavenly Villagio Marzano® tomatoes dances like sugar plum fairies inside this Rudolph grilled cheese, paired with a homemade tomato soup, for a comforting and festive meal to eat while watching the classic movie.
Tomato, Feta & Pesto Puff Pastry with Sinfully Sweet Campari® and Fresh Basil
Sinfully Sweet Campari® tomatoes pair with pesto, basil and feta cheese to create this combination of red, white and green, bringing a colorful spin to any holiday party. Puff pastry is simple to use and the result is an elegant dish with little effort. Ugly Christmas sweaters optional.
Tomato, Goat Cheese & Caramelized Onion Mini Quiche with Cabernet Estate Reserve® Tomatoes
Be careful! Once you present these mini quiches featuring Cabernet Estate Reserve® tomatoes to holiday guests, they’ll disappear fast. The sweet, earthiness of the tomatoes paired with flavorful caramelized onions and the creaminess of goat cheese is an unbeatable combination.
Okay, now that you’re nice and hungry let’s talk about that chance to win! We’re partnering with Village Farms to give you TWO chances to win some really great prizes:
- Chance #1 – Fill out the form below!
- Chance #2 – Join us on Instagram December 20 – 22 for an Instagram giveaway. Be sure to follow Produce for Kids and Village Farms on Instagram for all the details.