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Enter Del Monte's Southwestern Tomato Kick-Off Sweepstakes on Pinterest for a Chance to Win a Home Entertainment Package the Whole Family Will Enjoy

Jan 21, 2013, 10:02 ET from Del Monte Foods

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The big football game is just around the corner which means friends and family will be gathering for great food and entertainment. To help consumers take traditional party recipes up a notch, Del Monte is launching the Southwestern Tomato Kick-Off Sweepstakes on Pinterest.  

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Consumers can visit Del Monte's Southwestern Tomato Kick-Off pinboard on the Del Monte  Pinterest page for Southwestern-inspired recipes, as well as entertaining ideas. The board contains recipes made with Del Monte® Tomatoes, including their two new Southwestern flavors: Del Monte® Petite Cut® Diced Tomatoes with Green Chilies and Del Monte® Petite Cut® Diced Tomatoes with Chipotle Chilies.  In addition, the Del Monte board contains entertaining ideas to help consumers throw their own football parties.

To help consumers get their creative tomato juices flowing, Del Monte is teaming up with Hungry Girl, Lisa Lillien, who is sharing two of her favorite Southwestern-inspired recipes, using the new Del Monte® Petite Cut® Diced Tomato varieties. During the sweepstakes promotion, Hungry Girl's Too-Cute Taco Salads and Too-EZ Turkey Chili recipes will be available for re-pinning on the Del Monte Southwestern Tomato Kick-Off Pinterest board.

"The new Del Monte Petite Cut Diced Tomato varieties are a quick and easy way to add spice and flavor to main dishes and snack recipes," said Lisa Lillien. "Not only do these two new varieties taste great, but they're also excellent sources of vitamins A and C, which is an added bonus!"

Here's How to Enter:

Follow the Del Monte Brand on Pinterest

  • Create a Pinterest board titled "Del Monte Southwestern Tomato Kick-Off"
  • Re-pin at least two Del Monte®  tomato recipes and two tips or ideas for entertaining  friends and family from the Del Monte Southwestern Tomato Kick-Off Pinterest board
  • Register the "Del Monte Southwestern Tomato Kick-Off" pinboard to the Del Monte Southwestern Tomato Kick-Off Sweepstakes website

Consumers can enter the Del Monte Southwestern Tomato Kick-Off Sweepstakes now through February 15, 2013 for the chance to win one (1) 54.6" LED full HD internet television with HDMI cable, one (1) home theatre sound system, and one (1) Blu-ray player. The winner will be selected on February 25, 2013, and will be announced on the Del Monte Pinterest page upon verification.

For additional information and official sweepstakes rules, visit

About Del Monte Foods

Del Monte Foods is one of the country's largest and most well-known producers, distributors and marketers of premium quality, branded pet products and food products for the U.S. retail market, generating approximately $3.7 billion in net sales in fiscal 2012. With a powerful portfolio of brands, Del Monte products are found in eight out of ten U.S. households. Pet food and pet snacks brands include Meow Mix®, Kibbles 'n Bits®, Milk-Bone®, 9Lives®, Milo's Kitchen™, Pup-Peroni®, Gravy Train®, Nature's Recipe®, Canine Carry-Outs ® and other brand names. Food product brands include Del Monte®, Contadina®, S&W®, College Inn® and other brand names. The Company also produces and distributes private label pet products and food products. For more information on Del Monte Foods, visit the Company's website at

About Hungry Girl

Lisa Lillien (a.k.a. Hungry Girl) has turned her appetite for better-for-you food finds, recipes, and swaps into a multimedia phenomenon -- from a free daily email service with more than a million subscribers ( to a super-successful book series and a hit cooking show that airs on both Food Network and Cooking Channel. Her realistic approach to eating has shown hungry people everywhere that they can eat the foods they crave and still fit into their favorite jeans. Lisa is not a nutritionist, a dietitian, or a doctor. She's just hungry...

SOURCE Del Monte Foods