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Sun-dried tomatoes are sold in two forms; packed in oil or dried. For most recipes, tomatoes packed in oil are tender enough to use right out of the jar. The dried tomatoes, however, often need to be rehydrated before using.
Caught without sun-dried tomatoes in your cupboard? Add a cup of finely chopped seeded fresh tomatoes for a slightly different flavor.