They can be used in a wide variety of recipes, especially in pizzas and other Italian dishes.
They are also best-suited for making a variety of chutneys and pickles.
Sun-dried tomatoes add a nice tangy flavour to different salads and soups as well.
It can also be used to make purees and gravies.
They can also be added in some cheese-based dips and spreads and served with appetizers as well.
How to store sun dried tomatoes
These sun-dried tomatoes should be stored in air-tight pouches and bags and always kept in the deep freezer.
Health benefits of sun dried tomatoes
Since sun-dried tomatoes preserve much of the nutrients of normal tomatoes, they are rich in lycopene, vitamin C and sodium.
They are loaded with antioxidants, which are proven to be heart-friendly.
Since they are rich in calcium, they help keep your bones in healthy shape.
Soaked and chopped sun dried tomatoes
For soaked and chopped sin dried tomatoes, first soak the sun dried tomatoes in warm water for upto 30 minutes or till they turn soft and pliable. Drain and place them on a chopping board and chop into small or big pieces using a sharp knife. You can chop them into coarse pieces by cutting them roughly or can also chop into smaller pieces.