Easy Recipes with Fresh Tomatoes from the Garden
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25 easy recipes with fresh tomatoes straight out of the garden, from salads to soups and so much more.
It’s almost that time of year!
Fresh tomatoes picked from the garden…yum! So many ways to enjoy this delicious veggie (ok, so it’s botanically a fruit).
Tomayto…tomahto…all I know is that there’s nothing like fresh grown tomatoes.
What to do with fresh tomatoes?
Personally I am a simple gal with simple tastes. I like my tomatoes sliced up on fresh bread with mayo, lettuce and a bit of salt and pepper. Oh so good!
Check out these 25 easy to make recipes using fresh tomatoes right from the garden including salads, pasta and yummy appetizers.
Heirloom Tomato Pie
Heirloom Tomato Pie is one of my favorite ways to use luscious summer tomatoes. Layers of vine ripened tomatoes with fresh herbs and goat cheese. Summer dinner perfection!
Easy Baked Tomatoes and Mozzarella
How to make this super easy baked tomatoes and mozzarella with fresh tomatoes from the garden. It's the perfect appetizer or side dish for any meal and it's keto.
Classic Margherita Pizza Recipe
Are you ready for the best Classic Margherita Pizza? This homemade Italian recipe features an easy pizza dough topped with fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, and homemade marinara sauce. It is seriously simple and absolutely delicious!
Pasta with cherry tomatoes and garlic
A simple vegetarian recipe for pasta with cherry tomatoes and garlic with chili flakes, lemon zest and fresh basil. This is easy weeknight dinner is ready in 20 minutes and will be a hit.
Tomato Pie is a great way to use up an abundance of tomatoes from your garden. This easy fresh recipe is baked in a pie crust and covered with cheddar and ricotta cheese. It’s tasty served warm or cold.
Balsamic Tomato Basil Salad
Made with garden-fresh tomatoes, spicy red onions, delicious sweet basil, and an easy three ingredient balsamic dressing, this Tomato Basil Salad takes just 10 minutes to prepare start to finish. Enjoy this gluten-free, dairy-free, and low-carb Tomato Basil Salad as a light lunch or delicious side to all your favorite main courses.
Vegan Italian Pasta Salad
This easy vegan Italian pasta salad recipe has a homemade Italian dressing, black olives, peppers, red onion, cherry tomatoes, cucumber and parsley!
Mexican Fried Green Tomatoes
Crispy, crunchy on the outside, tender and full of fresh, tangy flavor on the inside... Mexican Fried Green Tomatoes are a twist on the classic, and a perfect side dish for your healthy Mexican mains!
Creamy Garlic Filled Cherry Tomatoes
Creamy garlic filled cherry tomatoes are a great, healthy snack. Creamy, garlicky and delicious!
BEST GLUTEN FREE STEAK SALAD WITH AVOCADO DRESSING
This grilled steak salad with creamy avocado dressing is a hearty and wholesome meal idea.
Fresh Tomato Apple Soup
This Tomato Apple Soup s made with all fresh ingredients, creamy and delicious. With added apple and turmeric, it's bursting with flavor and freshness.
Pesto Zucchini Noodles with Burst Cherry Tomatoes
Pesto Zucchini Noodles with Burst Cherry Tomatoes have ALL the crave-worthy flavour of pasta with NONE of the guilt or carbs!
Caprese Grilled Fish - Two Healthy Kitchens
Caprese Grilled Fish is a super-simple yet incredibly delicious meal that’s perfect with summer’s best tomatoes and basil!
Instant Pot Marinara Sauce / Spaghetti Sauce
Instant Pot Homemade Marinara Sauce is an easy marinara sauce recipe that is a must have in every kitchen. Made with only fresh tomatoes, minus all artificial ingredients and sugar. This Spaghetti Sauce is perfect for any Italian meal, pizza, pasta or even soups.
6 Ingredient Corn and Tomato Salad
A refreshing and satisfying salad that only calls for a handful of ingredients, this 6 ingredient corn and tomato salad is the perfect side dish.
Tomato Peach Caprese Salad
Tomato Peach Caprese Salad is a delicious summertime salad full of vibrant flavors and refreshing taste. This classic Italian salad recipe is so easy to make at home.
Panzanella (Tuscan-Style Salad)
This panzanella is a flavourful Italian salad made with sweet juicy tomatoes and stale bread. Perfect for a light summer lunch.
Chicken Drumsticks with Mushrooms, Tomatoes, & Chickpeas
Chicken Drumsticks with Mushrooms, Tomatoes, & Chickpeas is a juicy & filling one dish gluten free dinner! Plus, this a great way to use up some fresh garden tomatoes.
Grilled Cheese With Tomato and Onion
Easy Garlic-Tomato-Basil Pasta: a quick, healthy dinner
Easy Garlic-Tomato-Basil Pasta is done in under 25 minutes. The pasta finishes cooking right in the light sauce, which is made creamy with the addition of pasta water and Romano cheese.
Roasted Tomato, Zucchini, and Eggplant Soup
A vegan roasted tomato soup with summer garden vegetables, including zucchini, eggplant, onion, and garlic, roasted together in a sheet pan and blended.
Grilled Polenta with Balsamic Roasted Tomatoes
This Grilled Polenta with Balsamic Roasted Tomatoes is versatile enough to serve as an appetizer or light meal. Plus, it's easy to prepare and it can be prepped ahead of time. The flavor combination will knock your socks off, too!
Cheesy Baked Gnocchi
This baked gnocchi with tomatoes is rich and creamy with a delicious sauce made from mozzarella cheese. This simple one-pan meal is easy to make but hearty and filling.
Best Shakshuka Paleo, Keto, Low Carb, GAPS, Whole30
Shakshuka is a great family meal that pairs abundant tomatoes and peppers with humble but delicious eggs and herbs. If your bounty comes from the garden or the market, this one-pan meal is super affordable but big on flavor and its ability to satisfy.
Poached Egg and Tomatoes on Sourdough Toast
Poached egg and tomatoes on toast – this can become your favorite breakfast. Quick to make dropped egg with roasted balsamic tomatoes on sourdough toast, a super healthy and delicious combination.
I hope this list gave you some new ideas to create a delicious meal using tomatoes from the garden.
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So tell me…what’s your favorite ways to use fresh tomatoes?