Mapped-out meals: Martha's tomato soup, tacos, more

Shop less and make more delicious dishes with these recipes from Martha Stewart's "Everyday Food." Here, the kitchen maven makes spiced tomato soup, roasted-tomato pasta with basil, roasted pork tenderloin with fennel and garlic, and pork carnitas tacos.

Grocery list:

2 pork tenderloins

2 pounds pork shoulder

Extra-virgin olive oil

Butter

Limes

2 avocados

6 or 7 pounds plum tomatoes

3 white onions

Fresh cilantro leaves

Fresh basil

Thyme

1 jalapeno chili

3 to 4 fennel bulbs

2 heads of garlic

Red pepper flakes

Cumin

Coriander

Dried oregano

Salt and pepper

Sugar

Parmesan

12 corn tortillas

Pasta shells

Pork carnitas tacos

Ingredients

  • For tacos:

    • 2 pounds boneless pork shoulder, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
    • Coarse salt and ground pepper
    • 12 corn tortillas, warmed or lightly toasted
    • 1 small white onion, diced small
    • 1/2 cup packed fresh cilantro leaves
    • Guacamole, optional (see below)
    • Lime wedges, for serving
  • For guacamole:

    • 2 ripe avocados, peeled, pitted, and lightly mashed
    • 1/2 cup minced onion
    • 1 jalapeno chile, minced (remove seeds and ribs for less heat)
    • 1 plum tomato, seeded and diced
    • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
    • 2 to 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
    • Coarse salt

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Roasted-tomato pasta with basil

Ingredients

    • Coarse salt and ground pepper
    • 12 ounces medium pasta shells
    • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
    • 3 garlic cloves, smashed and peeled
    • 2 cups Whole Roasted Tomatoes (in soup recipe above)
    • Grated Parmesan and torn fresh basil leaves, for serving

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Spiced tomato soup

Ingredients

  • For soup:

    • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 small onion, chopped
    • 2 garlic cloves, smashed and peeled
    • Coarse salt and ground pepper
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
    • 4 cups Whole Roasted Tomatoes (recipe below)
    • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
    • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
    • Fresh cilantro leaves, for serving
    • Red-pepper flakes, for serving
  • For whole roasted tomatoes:

    • 8 pounds plum tomatoes
    • 6 sprigs of thyme
    • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • Coarse salt and ground pepper

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Roasted pork tenderloin with fennel and garlic

Ingredients

    • 12 garlic cloves, peeled
    • 3 pounds fennel bulbs (3 to 4), fronds and stalks removed, bulbs cored and cut into eighths
    • 3 tablespoons olive oil
    • Coarse salt and ground pepper
    • 2 pork tenderloins (about 1 pound each)
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

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