Have a bunch of tomatoes from your garden, but not sure what to do with them? Here are 5 of our favorite tomato recipes – made even better with garden-fresh tomatoes.
Our Top 5 Tomato Recipes
- Tomato Sauce
- Tomato Jam
- Fried Green Tomatoes
Tomato Recipes In Greater Depth
Bruschetta is a party-favorite and easy to throw together. After combining all the ingredients, let the dish marinate for 15-20 minutes. This helps all the flavors meld together. A step that makes all the difference! Pair with a good balsamic glaze and crostinis, and voila, you have a beautiful appetizer!
Tomato sauce is a staple in our households. Pasta and pizza – what more could you need! Especially when topped with fresh basil from the garden…
I don’t know about you, but salsa is one of our favorite healthy snacks. This recipe is so easy to throw together! Plus, you can easily adjust the spiciness to your liking. Did someone say taco night??
If you’ve never had tomato jam before, you might think the idea is a little odd. But just believe us, it’s a delicious summer treat. Perfect for crackers with cheese, and it’s oh-so-good when spread on a piece of avocado toast!
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Fried Green Tomatoes
When you think of tomatoes in the south, fried green tomatoes have to come to mind! This is a perfect way to use some tomatoes while you’re waiting on other to ripen. So crispy on the outside and tender within. Delicious on their own with an aioli, as well as topped on a juicy burger!
Image Source – https://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/fried_green_tomatoes/
Note: People say certain tomato varieties are better-suited for particular dishes, but we like to say “work with what you have”! If it was grown in your garden, it’s perfect for any tomato dish you want to make. There are no rules!