21 Recipes for Summer Tomatoes

Last Updated August 15, 2017
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There are as many ways to serve summer tomatoes as there are varieties. With such an abundance, we thought you could use a lot of recipes -- everything from pickles to pie (and a cocktail).

“Black Crack” Dehydrated Tomato Paste

A tablespoon of this concentrated condiment is enough to add ample tomato kick to any dish.

Tomato Panzanella

Tomato Panzanella
Panzanella is an Italian salad traditionally made with stale bread. The bread absorbs the juices from the tomatoes and the dressing, making it soft and chewy.

Canned Roasted Tomatoes

canned roasted tomatoes
Recipe by Pam Aughe, R.D., Recipe Editor, edibleWOW Magazine

Green Tomato Jam

Green tomato jam with warm muffins
Unexpectedly sweet, this jam can be a savory start to a morning, served on a warm biscuit with hot coffee.

Lazy Summer Tomato Sauce

My daughter has been working at a produce stand for the past 4 summers. As a result she frequently comes home with baskets of over-ripe tomatoes impatient to be used. Mind you, I'm not...

Pickled Cherry Tomatoes

Most of us love cherry tomatoes. But add some pickling liquid, a bit of red pepper flakes, other spices — and they becomes a surprise in the mouth. For these Pickled Cherry Tomatoes. Use any...

Roasted Tomato Honey Relish

roasted tomato honey relish
Summer is the perfect time for light, healthful meals, and few of Connecticut’s locally produced foods are as renowned for health and well-being as honey. As Red Bee Honey‘s Marina Marchese puts...

Grilled Yellow Tomatoes with Avocado Sauce

Grilled Yellow Tomatoes with Avocado Sauce
Keep that grill fired up! Yellow tomatoes are known to be milder than their blushing cousins, but the sauce in this dish adds plenty of zip. The tangy avocado-based sauce can also be served as a dip...

Fried Green Tomato and Pakora

fried green tomatoes
You know you're in the South when...there's fried green tomatoes on the menu. If you're a tomato lover and you haven't tried one, you may find your new favorite tomato dish.

Tomato Phyllo Tart with Cheddar

This 5 ingredient summer tart is a show stopper and holds great for parties. 

Tempeh Arugula Tomato Sandwich

tempeh arugula tomato sandwich
Recipe by Chef Matthew Morrison, Jolly Pumpkin, Ann Arbor 

Heirloom Tomato Salad with Burrata and Herb Gremolata

The more varieties and colors of tomatoes the better. Chef Evan Crowder of the Whole Foods Creative Team used cherry tomatoes and heirloom yellow tomatoes at our first Edible Farm Dinner.&...

Tomato and Sweet Corn Soup

When I was a little boy my favorite soup was always Campbell’s Tomato, served with a grilled cheese. The Lime Crema, with or without the lime zest, is also nice with fish.

Tomato Granita

tomato granita
A delightfully cooling summer appetizer

Tomato Mosaic

Tomato Mosaic Cocktail
The cherry tomatoes in this cocktail will evoke memories of your summer garden and the wonderful freshness of homegrown produce.
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