Dei Fratelli Heart Healthy Recipes & Product Review

Tomatoes are a great addition to almost any meal. From chili to stew, spaghetti to your favorite sauces, tomatoes make every dish that much better. Dei Fratelli helps make those meals easier with their canned tomato products. They have been around for over four generations, bringing great tastes to your family table and their own. They start out with the finest ingredients available, and their tomatoes are made from seedlings that they cultivate.

About Dei Fratelli

The Hirzel and Dei Fratelli families have developed a reputation for being a strong family oriented brand, striving to maintain a strong sense of integrity in their products. They make pizza, spaghetti, and tomato sauces, canned tomatoes, and so much more. They are proud to bring you the same quality products that they bring to their own families. A great dinner to make with their amazing products is chili. It’s been very cold lately, and nothing tastes better than chili on a cold evening. Adding Dei Fratelli tomatoes to your chili makes it even better.

The fresh taste that is provided by their canned products is what they spend their time doing to bring you the best tasting products. Nothing is better than knowing that what you’re serving your families has probably graced their tables a time or two as well. They have a strong sense of family, and nothing brings a family together better than a hot great tasting meal. Knowing that the meal you present them is healthy, is also important. Dei Fratelli helps you to do just that.

They have some really great videos showing how they package their tomatoes helping to bring out the fresh taste that families have grown to love and expect from Dei Fratelli. Bring the taste of fresh tomatoes home to your family, and taste the difference between their tomatoes and the other canned tomato products you normally eat.

 How to Use Dei Fratelli


In true Green Eggs fashion we have some amazing recipes, using Dei Fratelli tomatoes (like this easy marinara sauce) in various form, to share. The freshness of these tomatoes will definitely add that something special to these dishes. These recipes are perfect for National Nutrition Month as well as Heart Healthy Month.

Tomato Macaroni Beef


  • 1 (28 oz) can Dei Fratelli Whole Tomatoes
  • 1 lb Ground beef
  • 1 large Onion, chopped
  • 1 Green pepper, chopped
  • 1 Cup Water reserved from macaroni water
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1/4 Cup Butter
  • 8 oz Elbow macaroniDF_MacCheeseBeef

Preparation: Boil macaroni in quart-size pot. Brown beef. Saute onion, green pepper and butter on low heat until vegetables are soft. Mix beef, onion, green pepper, tomatoes, salt, oregano and the one cup water reserved from cooking the macaroni then bring to a boil. Add macaroni and serve. Serves 6

Easy Dei Fratelli Basil Tomato Soup


  • 2 (28 oz) cans Dei Fratelli Crushed Tomatoes
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can Chicken broth
  • 1 3/4 tsp Dried basil leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1 Cup Whipping cream (may substitute half and half)
  • 6 Tbsp Butter or margarine
  • Croutons to tasteDei Fratelli

Preparation: In a large saucepan, bring the tomatoes and broth to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Add basil and sugar. Reduce heat to low; stir in cream and butter. Cook until butter is melted.

Stuffed Zucchini

Dei Fratelli Stuffed Zucchini


  • 2 (10.75 oz) cans Dei Fratelli Tomato Soup
  • 2 Tbsp Oil
  • 1 lb Ground beef
  • 1 medium Zucchini
  • 1 can Mushrooms
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 1 Cup Mozzarella, shredded

Preparation: Cut zucchini in half. Scrape inside of zucchini out. Brown ground beef and zucchini in oil. Salt and pepper to taste. Place zucchini shells in large casserole dish and bake at 350° for 20 minutes.


Shop & Connect with Dei Fratelli

Head over to the Dei Fratelli store to pick up Dei Fratelli tomatoes and other products. Also be sure to connect with Dei Fratelli on Facebook.

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