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Where to buy Ro-tel?

D...DF Jan 20, 2007 09:52 PM

Ro*tel is basically diced tomatoes and green chilies in a can. Couldn't find it at the standard supermarkets/Whole Foods. Need it for my gumbo recipe. Thanks!

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    lisabnyc RE: D...DF Jan 22, 2007 03:12 PM

    i know they carry it at key foods on ave a and like 4th or 5th street in the mexican food section with the taco seasoning, canned peppers, etc.

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      MikeG RE: D...DF Jan 22, 2007 03:41 PM

      I've seen them at Zabar's, but at what I hoped/assumed was an unusually high price (at least $1.50/small can, a few years ago.)

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        cutthroat49 RE: D...DF Jan 22, 2007 03:55 PM

        Just bought 4 cans at pathmark on south street they were $.95

        1. D...DF RE: D...DF Jan 22, 2007 09:00 PM

          Thanks, y'all. Went ahead and made the gumbo sans ro-tel and the Saints lost. Who dat think gonna substitute the ro-tel?

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            maxpuzzle RE: D...DF Jan 12, 2008 07:11 PM

            I just bought some at Zabar's - it was $2.95/ can....it's a little much - so be it.

            I moved to NYC from Texas 14 years ago - and am just delighted that I can find this stuff up here now. Went forever with out it - and would literally have family send it up to me from TX.

            Want a Tex-Mex whit trash snack suggestion:

            Ro-Tel and Velveeta

            Dip in your favorite chip (tostio corn chip is my suggestion)

            and you're sure to be hooked!

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