70 Amazing Garden Fresh Tomato Recipes: From drinks to appetizers to dinner recipes to breakfast recipes, all the best recipes using fresh tomatoes are right here!
Kerry and I both love gardening. There’s something so satisfying about harvesting a bunch of food that you grew, and knowing it will help feed your family over the winter.
For me, the most important thing to grow each year is tomatoes (growing tomatoes is so easy!). Tomatoes from the store are just the idea of a tomato, but eating ones grown in the garden is amazing. Plus, I use tomatoes all the time in cooking.
Obviously, you can can diced tomatoes to use in any recipes that call for a can of tomatoes, or can salsa. But you can also make lots of delicious recipes with fresh tomatoes!
Here are some delicious recipes using fresh from the garden tomatoes!
Close your eyes and imagine Italy as you enjoy this brightly flavored Marinated Tomato Salad. Marinating the tomatoes intensifies their flavor. As a side dish, the salad will accompany meat, poultry or fish. It’s ideal to take to a pot-luck as it travels well, or, serve it as bruschetta on crusty, toasted bread.
This versatile salad is happy to fulfill many roles. Serve it as a delicious side dish, as an appetizer, or enjoy it as a light main meal. It is nutritious, full of flavor and will suit many people with specific dietary requirements as it is gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan.
Make the most out of fresh, seasonal tomatoes and cook up this glorious roasted tomato soup recipe. Roasting tomatoes for soup deepens the flavor, and pairing it with roasted garlic, herbs and caramelized onions makes it the ultimate healthy comfort food.
This Herbed Tomato Tart is so special. This recipe is literally one of my most beloved recipes for brunch and sharing by far, of all time. Lovely, DELICIOUS, can be made a day in advance, and just IMPRESSIVE.
These Tuna Stuffed Tomatoes are an easy. no cook and Weight Watchers friendly lunch or dinner at only 2 WW points (blue plan). They're also quick to make and portable so perfect for packing in the lunch bag!
Juicy tomatoes star in this free-form pie recipe. A layer of creamy cheese, a buttery herb crust, and ripe, bursting-with-flavor tomatoes! This is the easiest way to use pie crust and so delicious for warmer months.
This One-Pan Balsamic Chicken with Roasted Tomatoes is easy enough for a quick weekday meal, but fancy enough for a special meal, date night and it's totally company worthy. It's only 10 Weight Watchers freestyle smart points (blue plan) if you use all the sauce.
This twist on a southern tomato pie is a perfect summertime dish. Loads of fresh tomatoes with just enough cheese and basil to make it crazy delicious. Have a slice with a salad for lunch or make it an over the top side dish at dinner.
Burgers with Fresh Tomato Relish. Juicy all-beef burgers grilled over an open fire. Topped with a chopped fresh tomato relish that has a touch of sweetness from honey and a little tang from apple cider vinegar.
This delicious vegan pesto veggie bake is easy to make, surprisingly quick to assemble, and it’s so impressive! This beautiful and healthy side dish is perfect to make for the holidays or to go with your weeknight dinner.
This is a Traditional Pasta Sauce recipe that doesn’t pull any stops to bring you the most flavor you can get from this Italian classic. From fresh tomatoes to your plate, you are going to get some of the freshest and most delicious spaghetti with this recipe.
This scallop shrimp pasta with burst cherry tomatoes is perfect for not only quick and simple weeknight meals but also fancy date night dinners. It is so flavorful with sweetness from fresh seafood and umami from burst tomatoes.
This simple and flavorful cucumber and tomato salad is light, refreshing and takes just minutes to make with only a few ingredients. Perfect for serving as a summer side salad as well as an appetizer for pasta night all year long!
Margherita Zucchini Boats bring all the flavors of your favorite margherita pizza to the table in a healthy way. Pile a halved zucchini with fresh tomatoes, basil, mozzarella and parmesan cheese and wait for the flavor explosion to happen.
This Instant Pot Chana Masala is super comforting and filled with Indian flavors simmered in a tomato based sauce. It’s incredibly healthy and really easy to make using only your Instant Pot/pressure cooker.
This heirloom tomato salad with aged goat cheese combines the flavors of juicy, creamy, crunchy, salty and spicy that all compliment each other deliciously. A simple vinaigrette of golden balsamic vinegar and olive oil is the perfect dressing.
Pico de Gallo with Avocado Salsa will quickly become your favorite salsa — and even your favorite condiment! So delicious on your favorite Mexican foods, Pico de Gallo con Avo also brings all your favorite meats and salads to life.
When it comes to chunky salsa, this Black Bean and Corn salsa is a snack time favorite. It’s packed with veggies and perfect for those who don’t love tomatoes! Easy to prep and make ahead for the big game, party or late night snack!
This Israeli Couscous Cucumber Salad is your new favorite summer salad! It’s that’s bright and light with fresh herbs and summer garden vegetables, but with the Israeli couscous it also makes it hearty enough for lunch or a light dinner!
Caprese Breakfast Egg Cups is a quick, low carb BAKED FRITTATA made with eggs, spinach, fresh tomatoes, basil, and cheese, baked in a muffin pan. They are gluten-free, Keto, Paleo, Whole30, and vegetarian… and can be easily transported wherever you go.