Running out of ideas for your garden fresh tomatoes? These 15 Terrific Tomato Recipes are sure to inspire you.
It’s mid-summer, and my garden tomatoes are producing full-stop! We have them in salads, grilled, and tossed over pasta. But at some point, we just can’t eat them fast enough. I’ve been giving some to our non-tomato growing neighbors too. I’ve rounded up some terrific tomato recipes, including how some great ways to preserve them to enjoy them year-round! (This post contains affiliate links for your convenience.)
What to do with fresh tomatoes:
We try to enjoy our garden tomatoes within a few days of picking. To avoid them getting eaten by vermin, I try to pick them as soon as they are ripe, or a day or two before, and let them continue ripening on the counter.
A Greek Salad is a great way to not only enjoy fresh tomatoes, but the rest of your garden produce!
This Zucchini Noodle Salad with Fresh Tomatoes and Bacon from Wholesome Yum is also low-carb and Paleo!
Tomato Bell Pepper and Green Olive Salad from Veggies Save The Day.
Got medium sized tomatoes? How about these Burrata Filled Tomatoes from Christina’s Cucina, for a great summertime appetizer?
This Tomato Mint Salad is Paleo, Whole30 and gluten free.
How to enjoy them cooked:
Of course after fresh, there are a variety of ways to enjoy tomatoes in cooked dishes other than turning them into sauce.
Summer Harvest White Chicken Chili from The Rising Spoon.
Mozzarella and Tomato Quinoa Bake from A Mind “Full” Mom
Instant Pot Creamy Tomato Soup from Peas & Crayons.
Roasted Tomato Soup from Ciao Florentina.
This Rustic Tomato Tart from Joy Filled Eats is also grain free and low carb!
How to preserve garden tomatoes:
One way to preserve tomatoes, and enjoy them well into the fall is drying them. Often called “sun dried”, they really are “oven dried”. Another way to preserve them is to turn them into a jam, compote or fermented.
Sun Dried Cherry Tomatoes from She Loves Biscotti.
Homemade Oven Dried Tomatoes from An Italian In My Kitchen.
How about this Tomato Jam from Suburban Soapbox?
We all have heard about how healthy fermented foods are, how about Wild Fermented Salsa from Yang’s Nourishing Kitchen.
What do you like to do with your garden tomatoes? I hope you’ve found some new ideas today!
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