Gallery: 27 Easy, Fresh Tomato Recipes

Grilled Panzanella Salad
Grilled Panzanella Salad

What to do with the leftover bounty from the garden? Grill it all and make it into one big panzanella-style salad!

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Fresh Tomato Soup with Roasted Corn Guacamole
Fresh Tomato Soup with Roasted Corn Guacamole

A quick fresh tomato soup with a simple charred corn guacamole to stir into it.

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Real-Deal Tortilla Soup
Real-Deal Tortilla Soup

The key to great tortilla soup? Use good broth, and roast your tomatoes and chilis before blending them.

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Andalusian Gazpacho
Andalusian Gazpacho

The summertime classic at its best. Salt your vegetables before blending them to bring out the most flavor in this olive oil and bread-based cold soup.

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Tomato and Egg Drop Soup
Tomato and Egg Drop Soup

A chinatown favorite with a summertime twist.

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Tomato Jam
Tomato Jam

Sweet tomato jam, you know, in case you have too many tomatoes to eat this summer.

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Ají
Ají

The Colombian version of this pico de gallo-like fresh salsa packs plenty of tomato flavor.

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Patacones con Hogao
Patacones con Hogao

Deep fried plantains topped with a fresh tomato and onion sauce.

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Roasted Tomato Salsa
Roasted Tomato Salsa

Make salsa at home from scratch better than anything you'll get at the restaurants.

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BLT Sandwiches with Candied Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Jam
BLT Sandwiches with Candied Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Jam

The best gets better: candied bacon and tomato jam with crisp lettuce in this updated BLT.

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The TMT
The TMT

Tomato, Mayo, Toast. Oh, how I love you. So simple, so good.

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Fried Tomatillo and Spicy Mayo Sandwiches
Fried Tomatillo and Spicy Mayo Sandwiches

Another updated classic, and ok, not real tomatoes, but it's a great time of year for tomatillos as well!

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Roasted Tomato Quesadillas with Cilantro Cream
Roasted Tomato Quesadillas with Cilantro Cream

A perfect late summer snack. Crispy tortillas around juicy tomatoes and gooey cheese.

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Squash Blossom Quesadillas with Bacon and Tomatoes
Squash Blossom Quesadillas with Bacon and Tomatoes

Squash blossoms and tomatoes—two classic Mexican ingredients in a classic Mexican snack.

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Chinese Stir-fried Eggs and Tomatoes
Chinese Stir-fried Eggs and Tomatoes

Let Chichi show you the definition of Chinese comfort food. Tender scrambled eggs with fresh tomatoes.

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Grilled Mexican Chorizo with Spicy Tomato Caper Sauce
Grilled Mexican Chorizo with Spicy Tomato Caper Sauce

The recipe calls for canned tomatoes, but this time of year it's even better with fresh. Mexican chorizo simmered on the grill with tomatoes and capers.

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Provençal Tomatoes (Baked Tomatoes Stuffed with Cheese and Breadcrumbs)
Provençal Tomatoes (Baked Tomatoes Stuffed with Cheese and Breadcrumbs)

A classic Provençal dish that is not worth eating unless you have flawless tomatoes. Fortunately, that shouldn't be too tough this time of year.

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Tomato Tart with Parmesan-Rosemary Crust
Tomato Tart with Parmesan-Rosemary Crust

A gluten-free crisp, parmesan and rosemary flavored crust packed with fresh ripe tomatoes.

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Colombian Chicken Stew with Potatoes, Tomato, and Onion
Colombian Chicken Stew with Potatoes, Tomato, and Onion

Break out the pressure cooker for this 30 minute stew of tomatoes, onions, potatoes, and chicken. It couldn't be easier (or more tasty).

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Garlic Shrimp with Basil, Tomatoes, and Pepper Flakes
Garlic Shrimp with Basil, Tomatoes, and Pepper Flakes

Seared shrimp with tomatoes, basil, and hot pepper. A quick and easy summertime seafood supper.

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Linguine With Oven-Roasted Tomato Puttanesca
Linguine With Oven-Roasted Tomato Puttanesca

Roast your tomatoes in the oven to concentrate their flavor in this lighter version of the classic Roman caper and olive-flavored pasta dish.

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Roasted Tomato Risotto with Fresh Mozzarella
Roasted Tomato Risotto with Fresh Mozzarella

Creamy risotto packed with roasted tomato flavor and rich, creamy mozzarella.

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Handcut Pasta with Ricotta and Peas
Handcut Pasta with Ricotta and Peas

Quickly broiled tomatoes tossed with fresh pasta sheets cut into thick ribbons.

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Mediterranean Chopped Salad with Tomatoes, Peppers, Feta, and Basil
Mediterranean Chopped Salad with Tomatoes, Peppers, Feta, and Basil

A simple chopped salad of tomatoes, onions, peppers, and feta.

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Summer Tomato Salad
Summer Tomato Salad

Perfect tomatoes, a drizzle of oil and vinegar, basil and pinenuts. Simple and delicious.

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Tuna, Tomato, and Basil Tartare
Tuna, Tomato, and Basil Tartare

Fresh tuna and tomatoes are chopped together and lightly dressed with olive oil and basil in this simple tartare.

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Grilled Cheese Curd Panzanella
Grilled Cheese Curd Panzanella

Adding squeaky grilled cheese curds turns a simple panzanella into a full-on meal.

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