Market PantryWant juicy chunks that won’t fall to pieces in soups and stews? Toss this budget-friendly pick into your cart.To buy: 70 cents for 14.5 ounces, Target.
Pastene Kitchen Ready Chunky Style Ground PeeledSilky and rich (not watery), this smooth operator belongs in bold braises, like pot roast and brisket.To buy: $1.70 for 28 ounces, at supermarkets.
Whole Foods Market 365 Everyday Value OrganicThese plump, tender tomatoes have a sweet, sun-ripened flavor that works with marinara and beyond. What’s more, you’ll find none of those tough stem ends.To buy: $2 for 28 ounces, Whole Foods Market.
ContadinaRobust Roma-style reds and a touch of tomato paste get whizzed to a jammy thickness. Perfect for homemade pizza.To buy: $1.80 for 29 ounces, at supermarkets.
Hunt’s Original Diced No Salt AddedMany low-salt versions are tasteless, but this heart-smart can is packed with tangy and delicious fruit.To buy: $1.30 for 14.5 ounces, at supermarkets.
CentoAll the concentrated flavor of a great paste in a convenient resealable tube: no mess, no waste—no-brainer!To buy: $2.50 for 4.6 ounces, at supermarkets.
Muir Glen Organic DicedSeared over an open flame, this pick has a smoky flavor that will kick up your go-to chili recipe. Hints of roasted chilies make it a winner in enchilada sauce, too.To buy: $2 for 14.5 ounces, at supermarkets.See all Daily Finds from this month