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11 Totally Terrific Summer Tomato Recipes

I have the most wonderful childhood memories of summers spent with my grandmother, eating tomato sandwiches seemingly every night for dinner.

It was right then and there, during the formative years of my youth, that I learned just how magical a fresh summer tomato haul can truly be. So delicious!

Got a huge haul of tomatoes ripening in the garden right now? Or love stocking up at the farmer’s market? These summer tomato recipes are for you.

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Grilled Caprese Avocado Chicken Photo
Grilled Caprese Avocado Chicken Recipe
Grilled caprese avocado chicken is a healthy and fresh summer take on the classic flavor combination. Drizzled with a balsamic reduction, this is an easy recipe that is ideal for your weeknight dinner routine or your next patio party!
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Tuna Stuffed Tomatoes Photo
Tuna Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe
These tuna stuffed tomatoes aren’t your grandma’s lunchtime favorite! Thanks to a delectable balsamic glaze, these stuffed tomatoes are so, so much more. There’s something about the sweet, tangy balsamic reduction with the tuna and the freshness of a big, juicy tomato that is pretty much perfection.
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Roasted Veggie Feta Pasta Recipe Photo
Roasted Veggie Feta Pasta Recipe
Packed with delicious roasted vegetables, this easy feta pasta recipe makes an easy dinner any night of the week. When it comes to simple pasta dishes, this easy feta pasta recipe reigns supreme. Packed with delicious roasted veggies, this simple feta pasta recipe is a total hit.
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15 Minute Caprese Pasta Photo
15 Minute Caprese Pasta Recipe
A 15 minute caprese pasta with tomatoes, mozzarella and basil this recipe makes a super easy weeknight dinner. Quickly sautéing onion and garlic in olive oil first adds so much flavor – then simply toss everything together!
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Cilantro Tomato Avocado Salad Photo
Cilantro Tomato Avocado Salad Recipe
Our cilantro tomato avocado salad recipe takes all the best flavors of summer and tosses ‘em into one gorgeous salad. Make it as a side for a barbecue or let it be the star of the whole meal. Either way, this salad is a true gem of summer.
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Baked Goat Cheese with Harissa Photo
Baked Goat Cheese with Harissa Recipe
This baked goat cheese with harissa recipe packed with fresh tomatoes is the spicy dish you’ll find yourself making again and again. Serve it at a party or just because! It’s amazing served with toasted baguette and topped with herbs.
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Everything Avocado Turkey Bagel Sandwiches Photo
Everything Avocado Turkey Bagel Sandwiches Recipe
Our everything avocado turkey bagel sandwiches are the lunch that you’ve been dreaming of this week. Flavorful bagels are piled high with meat, avocado, roasted tomatoes and a chipotle cream cheese that brings the creamy spice.
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Grilled Open-Faced Avocado Caprese Sammies Photo
Grilled Open-Faced Avocado Caprese Sammies Recipe
These grilled open-faced avocado caprese sandwiches are my go-to option for a delicious, easy summer dinner. Grilled bread is topped with bright cherry tomatoes, cheese, fresh basil, avocado, and our favorite simple balsamic glaze.
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Avocado Ricotta Tomato Pesto Layer Dip Photo
Avocado Ricotta Tomato Pesto Layer Dip Recipe
This avocado ricotta tomato pesto layer dip is a sensation. A creamy and rich 5-layer dip that avoids being too heavy, it’s incredible served on top of crunchy, toasted bread. It’s an easy appetizer that you can even make ahead of time!
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Black Beans and Rice Stuffed Tomatoes Photo
Black Beans and Rice Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe
Black Beans and rice stuffed tomatoes make a flavorful meal sure to be a winner with the entire family! Black beans and rice cooked with ground turkey, melted cheese and fresh cilantro are baked inside of tomatoes for an amazing meal.
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Roasted Zucchini and Tomato Crostini Photo
Roasted Zucchini and Tomato Crostini Recipe
Roasted zucchini and tomato crostini is the most versatile dish of the summer. Make it as an appetizer, lunch, or a simple dinner…you’ll absolutely love every bite! Is there anything better than tomatoes and zucchini on a summer evening?
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