It only comes once a year, so let’s celebrate tomato season with delicious recipes that highlight the produce at their peak. Are tomatoes coming out of your garden faster than you can eat them? Some of these recipes will help you preserve some for later.
Check out these recipes to enjoy summer tomatoes now and how to preserve them for winter.
Dig into a plate of this stunning tomato and crab salad tossed in a cool, light dressing.
This Best Italian Chopped Salad Greens Recipe doesn’t just have a great texture – it also provides the wonderful flavor combinations of tangy and mildly bitter, with a hint of salt and sweetness that will leave you wanting more.
Have you made any New Year’s resolutions? Over the holidays one tends to eat a lot more sugar, so add this adaptable Superfoods Salad to your menu rotation.
If you’re anything like us, you really miss summer’s tomatoes come this time of the year. Thankfully, the freshest tomatoes of the season can be packed away and preserved for dark winter days. Check out these healthy, yet still warm and hearty winter recipes.
Panzanella is a simple, yet delicious, Tuscan dish made up of caramelized onions, diced tomatoes and freshly toasted croutons. Despite its simplicity, Panzanella is fresh, flavorful and healthy; a perfect meal by itself, or addition to any dinner menu.
A simple to make, hearty meal that can be spruced up with new herbs or mushrooms when you are the mood.
Skinny Roasted Cod With Tomatoes is a weeknight win. The fish is tender and flavorful and the roasted tomatoes are so sweet.
Enjoy the best tomatoes and basil while they’re still out there.
A simple to execute pasta dish, but with complex flavors. Serve the mussel pasta with fresh tomatoes and grated parmesan.
Home grown tomatoes for home made salsa. This does not get any more flavorful or better.
Whoever doesn’t love guacamole, more for those who do! Here is a loaded, quick and easy recipe to perfectly pair with a crispy, toasted tortilla chip. Cheers to National Guacamole Day!
Make this recipe for tomato basil risotto with prosciutto and get tips for making a creamy, dreamy Italian risotto!
A simple pasta is common during a hot summer in Italy. Use the best tomatoes, quality olive oil and pasta for a flavorful dish like you might see in Sicily.
With protected geographical status, the beautiful and varied pachino tomato is a prize of Sicily with great flavor.
Perfectly, sweet roasted tomatoes are delicious in so many recipes and great to have on had to spruce up a dish or appetizers in a flash.
A quick bread recipe that is perfect for brunch or with a salad, these savory cakes are loaded with flavorful sun-dried tomatoes and feta cheese.
A simple, broiled striped bass is an quick weeknight fish to whip up. It’s packed with Provencal flavor of tomatoes, olives, garlic and capers.
A great appetizer or plated side dish, fried green tomatoes are perfectly paired with sharp pimento cheese for a true southern summer dish.
The salty cheese made exclusively in Cyprus is absolutely delicious when fried or grilled. This summer, thread it on skewers with chorizo, tomatoes, and drizzled with a honey-lime dressing.
Roasted tomatoes bring bright, bold summer sweetness to the toasted Italian bruschetta with arugula, balsamic, and a Tuscan white bean spread.
An easy summer-inspired pasta dish made with mascarpone, sun-dried tomatoes, and capers for a light, fresh meal that packs in the flavor.
A fresh romaine salad with an intense blue cheese is anything but boring. Enjoy with colorful jewels of tomatoes, sopressata, and pepperoncini.
This flavorful Lime Shrimp is great for beginners in the kitchen, plus it’s healthy and quick – which is what we all want in a dinner, right?
A deceptively simple lamb recipe that allows the inherent tastiness of the ingredients really shine. This can be conquered on bustling weeknight.
This red sauce is smooth, rich, and appropriately spicy towards the finish, perfect for a slightly cool fall day on the West Coast.
With tomato season in full swing, a simple recipe that will help you use up excess. They are great with sandwiches, salads, the bbq, or just as a nibble.
Juicy tomatoes get their time in the sun and now it is time for them to shine in these summery dinner, side and salad recipes.
Charred over hot coals then marinated with crushed garlic and basil, these grape tomatoes are truly the taste of summer.
With spicy meat and cool yogurt, mint, and tomatoes this flatbread is great to quickly prepare on a warm day. Not to mention, it is easy on the eyes, too.
Lamb meatballs are thrown into a healthy, filling, and lip-tingling wrap. Top with a chili and vinegar dressing to bring the heat up a flavorful notch.
Enjoy of a bowl of warm, red rice with tomatoes, sprinkled with pistachios and avocado for color. Simplicity at its best, every bite is hearty and earthy.
Can’t wait for seasonal tomatoes to ripen and be ready to eat? Enjoy pickled green tomatoes and onion in a flash.
This grilled asparagus salad is quick to make, beautiful, and fabulously delicious. Enjoy it as a side dish or a light meal with good, crusty bread.
Welcome the new year by conquering the Everest of Breakfasts – The Full English.
This gorgeously looking bread brings the smells and flavors of the Mediterranean right into your own home.
This vegetarian main sacrifices nothing in flavor to cut meat from the meal, utilizing the complex spiciness for Harissa paste.
These chewy flavor packed tomatoes can be used to top a pizza, tossed in with your favorite pasta, or blended into you favorite sauce with the help of a food processor.
Turn ripe tomatoes into sauce for a taste of summer all through the cold winter to come.
You can top this salad with chicken, chickpeas or some other protein to make a meal out of it.
A nice caprese salad with tomatoes and mozzarella is a beautiful thing. Frying both components just makes the whole thing even better.
This dish takes advantage of unripened tomatoes in a green salad that’s sure to be a hit at your next barbecue.
The concept is simple and it’s almost not worth calling this a “recipe” but if you never made or wonder a way to make sun dried tomatoes, here’s one.
Enjoy a very light zucchini appetizer with feta cheese and cherry tomato.
This pesto pasta with shiitakes and tomatoes is a great summer dish. Easy to make, and done in no time.
These healthy, stuffed tomatoes are perfect for lunch on a hot summer afternoon. The barley adds a wonderful sweet, nutty flavor.
Grilled Green Tomatoes bring spring and summer together with grill marks and bright green tomatoes.
A quick stir fry of baby Thai eggplants with sweet cherry tomatoes flavored with lots of thai purple basil.
Bright green tomatoes are dipped in a mixture of paprika, cayenne, red pepper flakes, ancho chile and fresh black pepper, and baked to a crisp perfection.
Pork chops along with the tomato and cucumber salad make a delicious dinner, and if you marinate the pork chops the night before, it comes together quickly.
Roast-aubergine slices, crisp on the outside and succulent within, piled up with tomatoes and goat’s cheese makes an excellent veggie picnic roast.
Simple, fast and delicious, you and your entire family will enjoy this recipe for Creamy Pasta with Chicken and Sun-dried Tomato Pesto.
Enjoy this Greek grilled mushrooms with kaseri cheese and sun-dried tomatoes, courtesy of Kara and Marni Powers.
Enjoy a high protein summer salad with the colors of Italy.
Who would think that something with such simple ingredients could be so mouthwateringly delicious.
The kids call these pizza bread and pizza crackers and love them warm straight out of the oven.
The national dish of Gambia, this delicious beef, squash, and peanut stew is served over rice. African comfort food at its best.
Lobster is seafood of choice today and makes for a zesty meal that is sure to leave your mouth en fuego. Get the recipe on Honest Cooking.
What better snacks than homemade tortilla chips with red salsa? The answer is that there isn’t any.