Mar 5, 2018

3 Ways Dorot Gardens Makes Cooking Fun + Garlic Pasta W/ Crushed Tomatoes and Basil

Over the past 6 years of marriage, I've never been a huge fan of cooking. Slowly but surely I've had to figure thing out and realize that simple, delicious meals are made from also simple and delicious ingredients.

One of the things I really despise about cooking is the prepping. It can be daunting, especially when it comes to using fresh herbs. This past weekend, my little family and I decided to spice things up a bit when I made a favorite of mine,  Garlic Pasta with Crushed Tomatoes and Basil! I love the garlic added to the pasta but it's an ingredients that I often don't have all the time- especially before it goes bad.

While shopping at my local grocery store, I decided to try Dorot Cubes that were located in the frozen food aisle. They are fresh herbs and flavors like chopped basil and crushed garlic and frozen into single size cubes that can be pulled out of the freezer when needed.

So what do I love about these products?

Convenience- they are so easy to use! There is no chopping, pealing or washing. No cutting boards at all! You just have to drop the cubes into a pot!

Availability- These cubes are perfect when you're in a rush and have no time to grab fresh herbs. Often, the last thing you want to do is make a grocery tun to get garlic or a lot of basil. You can keep your favorite herbs in the freezer and add it to any dish you're making!

Excitement- I actually am slowly starting to enjoy cooking again! Having the encouragement to cook at home and cook healthier, delicious meals for my family- well that's a huge plus! Plus, these herbs add a lot of great flavor and can help cut back on the amount of other sugars or salt you may be eating.

Now, let's get to my delicious Garlic Pasta with Crushed Tomatoes and Basil. It's the perfect dish to serve to your family, company or just enjoyed by yourself!

2 cups of cooked pasta
2 cubs of Dorot Garlic
2 cubs of Dorot Basil 
Pasta Sauce
Parmesan cheese

1. Cook pasta according to the back of the package. Add 2 Dorot Garlic cubes to pasta water and noodles Set aside once cooked and drained
2. Add sauce to small pan.
3. Pop in 2 Dorot Basil cubes into sauce
4. Let simmer for 7-10 minutes and stir occasionally
5. Place pasta on 3 plates
6. Add pasta sauce on top of pasta plus shredded cheese
7. Serve and enjoy!

Are you up for trying Dorot Gardens herbs? 
What would you make?

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  1. Sounds like a yummy recipe. I have never heard of Dorot cubes. I will have to look for them on my next shopping trip. I have the same problem you have. I don’t use the ingredients enough and end up throwing them away because they go bad.

  2. One of the reasons I haven't been fond of cooking is because of teh prep work too (And buying all the odd things like crushed ginger) so I definitely dfinitely need to look into Dorot cubes!

  3. Sounds linke a great way to make life easier on a busy evening.

  4. I will have to look into these! So much easier than chopping everything! I’ll try the recipe too.

  5. I think Dorot cubes sound like a cool invention! Makes cooking a lot easier.

  6. Oh these look yummy. I have never heard of these before. I need to check them out.

  7. Omg those dorot cubes look like kitchen miracles! It would save so much time and wasted product while cooking. I haven't seen anything like it in Australia but I'm going to keep my eyes peeled.

  8. These look really nice! I never heard of Dorot before.
    I guess you can make those type of frozen cubes at home too.

  9. This sounds so yummy! I had never heard of Dorot before! They sound really neat!

  10. Oh my goodness! I'm going tp try this I love to cook!

  11. I've never heard of Dorot cubes before these look amazing! so much less preptime. I have to try these.

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