Storage Tips for Sun-dried Tomatoes
Dry Pack-After opening, you should refrigerate; the tomatoes will retain their
bright color and flavor for up to six months. If frozen in airtight packaging,
dry pack tomatoes will keep indefinitely.
Packed in Oil - After opening, refrigerate; oil packed tomatoes will retain
their bright color and flavor for up to a year.
Asiago Cheese Dip
4 T. sun-dried tomatoes, reconstituted in hot water
1 C. mayonnaise
1 C. sour cream
1/2 C. shredded asiago cheese + 3 T. for garnish
1/4 C. chopped green onions
1/4 C. canned mushrooms chopped and drained
Squeeze out all water from the tomatoes, then julienne cut into fine strips.
Combine mayonnaise, sour cream, asiago cheese, green onions. Blend in food
processor. Add tomatoes and mushrooms. Spread into a small casserole dish. Top
with remaining asiago cheese.
Bake at 400°F. for 20 -25 minutes. Mixture should be bubbly and golden brown.
Serve with crackers.