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The Best Tomato Recipes for Summer Satisfaction

Anyone who has craved a BLT in the winter knows the sadness of biting into a winter tomato. It looks like a tomato, but has none of the sweet, juicy flavor of summer’s most wonderful bounty. 

As soon as those Early Girls start to blush, we start collecting our best tomato recipes. Pasta sauce, pizzas, salads, baked tomatoes, you name it – we’ve gotta cram in as many dishes as we can!

If you’re a tomato fan, you understand.

If you’re not a tomato fan, we can only say – not yet. Because when you taste the glory of a summer tomato, you’ll understand what you’ve been missing.

Try them in our best tomato recipes!

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Roasted Zucchini and Tomato Crostini Photo
Roasted Zucchini and Tomato Crostini
Simple and perfect, this crostini is a great party appetizer. Or, enjoy it as a light lunch or dinner.
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Bacon Tomato Pasta Salad Photo
Bacon Tomato Pasta Salad
Tomatoes are a key part of any pasta salad. We love the bacon in this one!
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3
Baked Goat Cheese with Harissa Photo
Baked Goat Cheese with Harissa
This baked goat cheese with harissa is an unexpected starter you won’t be able to stop eating. It’s ridonkulously good.
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4
Warm Spinach Stir Fry Photo
Warm Spinach Stir Fry
This vegetarian stir fry adds cherry tomatoes for pops of juicy flavor in each bite. Try it with different varieties for a beautiful dish!
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5
Caprese Tarts Photo
Caprese Tarts
No tomato season can go by without some caprese. Enjoy this twist on a classic that uses puff pastry!
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Cucumber Tomato Salad Photo
Cucumber Tomato Salad
So simple and refreshing, this cucumber tomato salad will appear on your menu over and over.
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Bruschetta Chicken Skillet Photo
Bruschetta Chicken Skillet
Tomatoes liven up a simple chicken dinner. Don’t forget the balsamic vinegar, which pairs beautifully with tomatoes.
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Shakshuka Photo
Shakshuka
Swap in fresh tomatoes for the canned in this wonderful tomato breakfast dish. All you need is some bread for sopping up that sauce!
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Tomato Goat Cheese Salad Photo
Tomato Goat Cheese Salad
Tomatoes are always welcome in salads, especially this one featuring fried goat cheese.
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Roasted Tomato Mozzarella Panini Photo
Roasted Tomato Mozzarella Panini
This roasted tomato mozzarella panini might be the world’s most perfect sandwich.
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