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25 Tomato Recipes You Haven't Tried Before

  • Eating Well

    Grilled Tomato Gazpacho

    Celebrate soup season year round by making gazpacho your go-to on warm days. This recipe calls for grilled veggies, so you can sneak that charred, smoky flavor into every bite. Bonus: Each serving is under 100 calories.

    Get the recipe: Grilled Tomato Gazpacho

  • Season and Suppers

    Heirloom Tomato Pizza

    We haven't seen a prettier pizza, and we owe it all to seasonal heirloom tomatoes. Unlike most vegetables, tomatoes actually unleash more nutrients after they've been cooked. To cook them without the sogginess, leave the tomatoes on a paper tower to soak up excess water.

    Get the recipe: Heirloom Tomato Pizza

  • Eating Well

    Tomato & Avocado Salsa

    Sure, salsa from the grocery store is consistently delicious. But for the freshest taste, nothing beats homemade. Mix fresh tomatoes with avocado, cilantro, and lime juice to give any big-brand salsa a run for its money.

    Get the recipe: Tomato & Avocado Salsa

  • Eating Well

    Tomato Phyllo Tart

    Pizza takes on a whole new definition when it's reimagined on top of phyllo dough. This dish has a Mediterranean twist, courtesy of the phyllo, feta cheese, and pesto. Enjoy it alfresco, as the Italians would.

    Get the recipe: Tomato Phyllo Tart

  • Grilled Avocado with Fresh Tomato Salsa

    Avocados are loaded with potassium and lutein, which help promote a healthy blood pressure. Keep all of those stress-controlling benefits as you load grilled avocado halves with a fresh tomato salsa mixture.

    Get the recipe: Grilled Avocado with Fresh Tomato Salsa

  • Tomato Cobbler with Cornmeal-Cheddar Biscuits

    Turn your tomato obsession into a full-blown meal. Caramelized tomatoes offer a tasty complement to savory biscuits, which are made a little lighter thanks to reduced-fat milk and cheddar cheese.

    Get the recipe: Tomato Cobbler with Cornmeal-Cheddar Biscuits

  • Eating Well

    Tomato & Olive Stuffed Portobello Caps

    It's still grilling season, so now's the time to fire it up for a veggie-friendly barbecue dish. These portobello caps are filled with tomatoes, garlic, cheese, and olives—you know, all the good stuff—and dare to catch the attention of your burger-eating friends.

    Get the recipe: Tomato & Olive Stuffed Portobello Caps

  • Eating Well

    Tomato & Fennel Salad

    If tomatoes are the star here, consider fennel's anise-like flavor a faithful sidekick—and a great source of vitamins A and C. Top the refreshing salad with toasted pine nuts for added crunch.

    Get the recipe: Tomato & Fennel Salad

  • Nutrition Stripped

    Summer Tomato Cherry Clafoutis

    Take two of summer's finest—tomatoes and cherries—and unite them in this bread pudding–like dessert. Not only do the sweet cherries offer a tasty, seasonal complement, they've got plenty of nutritional benefits of their own and can reduce inflammatory diseases.

    Get the recipe: Summer Tomato Cherry Clafoutis

  • Corn & Tomato Quinoa Salad

    Fresh corn season and fresh tomato season overlap, so consider this your ultimate late-summer salad. The fresh veggies join other spices like red pepper, garlic, basil, and quinoa to make it a simple side or the main dish. The choice is yours.

    Get the recipe: Corn & Tomato Quinoa Salad

  • Fresh Tomato & Chicken Pizza

    This recipe calls for just seven ingredients, most of which are likely stocked in your kitchen right now. And if you generally pick your tomatoes and basil straight from the backyard, it's even more wholesome.

    Get the recipe: Fresh Tomato & Chicken Pizza

  • Muy Bueno Cookbook

    Sweet Tomato Turnovers

    There's still time to rethink your summertime desserts. These sweet tomato turnovers—yes, filled with tomatoes—prove tomatoes have a sweet edge. The tomatoes are combined with cinnamon and brown sugar, so it's likely no one will even believe that's what's in these turnovers.

    Get the recipe: Sweet Tomato Turnovers

  • Eating Well

    Chilled Tomato Soup with Cilantro-Yogurt Swirl

    Make a dinner that's equal parts delicious and refreshing with a chilled tomato soup. Top it off with cilantro, chipotle pepper, and lime juice for an extra kick.

    Get the recipe: Chilled Tomato Soup with Cilantro-Yogurt Swirl

  • Eating Well

    Roasted Vegetable Enchiladas

    Mexican food might not immediately come across as healthy-eating approved—but when you make it yourself with plenty of in-season vegetables and spices, there's nothing keeping you from turning every Sunday into enchilada night.

    Get the recipe: Roasted Vegetable Enchiladas

  • Fragrant Vanilla

    Raw Veggie Paella

    We can't knock paellas filled with chorizo and chicken, but on a hot summer day, try a lighter alternative to the traditional Spanish dish. This raw veggie paella combines tomatoes, bell peppers, mushrooms, edamame, and immune-stimulating celeriac, which takes on a rice-like texture once it's been pulsed in a food processor.

    Get the recipe: Raw Veggie Paella

  • Southwestern Corn & Black Bean Salad

    Add this Southwestern salad to lettuce to jazz up your workday lunch or dip multigrain chips straight in—the combination of fresh tomatoes, just-husked corn, and black beans steals the spotlight every time.

    Get the recipe: Southwestern Corn & Black Bean Salad

  • Tidy Mom

    Cheesy Baked Tomatoes

    We're all for tossing tomatoes in a salad or slicing them on top of your pizza. But when it's time to let them shine on their own, nothing gives them the extra oomph quite like cheese. Sprinkle the red beauties with mozzarella and parmesan and top with basil, which has been shown to have antimicrobial properties.

    Get the recipe: Cheesy Baked Tomatoes

  • Gluten-Free Girl

    Gluten-Free Tomato Tart

    Pick up two of the plumpest tomatoes you can find, and transform them into a perfectly crumbly tomato tart. This one's made with almond flour, so it's still in play if you've nixed gluten.

    Get the recipe: Gluten-Free Tomato Tart

  • A Spicy Perspective

    Yellow Summer Squash

    Pair vitamin C–rich summer squash with tomatoes and spices for an undeniable taste of summer.

    Get the recipe: Yellow Summer Squash

  • Stuffed Tomatoes with Golden Crumb Topping

    Stuffed peppers may already be on your recipe list, so try tomatoes stuffed with ground turkey, breadcrumbs, and rice. Tip: Save the scooped-out insides to create pasta sauce for another meal.

    Get the recipe: Stuffed Tomatoes with Golden Crumb Topping

  • Pinch and Swirl

    Slow-Roasted Tomatoes with Olive Oil & Thyme

    In the winter, your mouth will water for tomatoes at the prime of their ripeness. So why not store some to crack open when the cold months come? This recipe shows you how to cook them and store them in individual jars in the freezer. You'll be happy you did when your winter stews and spaghetti dinners get a summer pick-me-up.

    Get the recipe: Slow-Roasted Tomatoes with Olive Oil & Thyme

  • Organize Yourself Skinny

    Roasted Tomato & Fresh Mozzarella Pita Pizza

    Skip the pizza delivery and make one of your own. This recipe calls for all the makings of a tasty Margherita pizza—tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil—and loads it onto a pita for a twist on the classic.

    Get the recipe: Roasted Tomato & Fresh Mozzarella Pita Pizza

  • Spaghetti with Cherry Tomatoes & Toasted Garlic

    Resist the urge to pop open a can of premade pasta sauce. One bite of this homemade sauce, with the cherry tomato halves mostly intact, and you'll understand why.

    Get the recipe: Spaghetti with Cherry Tomatoes & Toasted Garlic

  • Open-Faced "Pizza" with Cherry Tomatoes

    Put your leftover whole wheat tortillas to good use: Turn them into mini flatbread pizzas, topped with protein-packed rotisserie chicken.

    Get the recipe: Open-Faced "Pizza" with Cheddar Cheese, Roasted Cherry Tomatoes & Chicken

  • Eating Well

    Sliced Tomatoes with Pesto Drizzle

    To enjoy tomatoes in their purest form, slice them and top with a pesto drizzle. Four slices clock in at around 60 calories, and trust us: You won't think there's anything missing.

    Get the recipe: Sliced Tomatoes with Pesto Drizzle