26 Ways to Use a Tomato

Featured Article,Healthy Meal Ideas,Healthy Recipes and Nutrition
July 15, 2013

Summer is in full-swing, which means tomatoes abound! If your harvest is a bountiful one, try one of these delicious recipes!


‘Tis the season of tomatoes! If your tomato garden is delivering 10-fold, try one of these tasty options to put them to flavorful good use!

shrimp with tomatoes

Shrimp with Fresh Tomatoes, Basil and Feta

Serve this fresh shrimp-and-tomato combo over hot orzo.


Chicken with Olives, Tomato and Basil

Here’s a one-skillet quick chicken dinner with fresh ingredients that infuse the chicken with incredible flavor.

Bruschetta with Tomato and Arugula

Bruschetta with Tomato and Arugula

Ripe tomatoes and leafy green arugula converge a top this simple and summery Italian appetizer.


Cherry Tomatoes Stuffed with Green Olive Tapenade

This colorful recipe has a world of flavor in each bite.

roasted tomatoes

Roasted Tomatoes

Marvelous things happen when tomatoes meet high heat and olive oil.


Green Tomato-Spinach Cheesecake

Tart green tomatoes contrast with the creamy cheese in this somewhat quiche-like dish. Serve as an appetizer with crackers or as a light entrée with a salad.

Stuffed Baked Tomatoes

Stuffed Baked Tomatoes

A classy side dish to make when your bumper crop of tomatoes comes in.


Quinoa and Raisin Salad Stuffed in Tomatoes

When tomatoes are at their best, serve with fruit and grain salad.


Shrimp and Tomato Pasta Toss

Canned beans and pre-cooked shrimp get this meal to the table fast.

Green Bean Saute

Green Bean and Tomato Saute

Almost like a warm green bean salad, this side dish has lots of flavor on tap.

Corn and Tomato Salad with Lemon Dressing

Corn and Tomato Salad with Lemon Dressing

A tart lemony vinaigrette brings out the crisp bite of fresh veggies in this toothsome salad.


Tomato and Cucumber Raita

This chutney-style side dish is a perfect grab-and-go salad.


Spinach and Cherry Tomato Risotto

This colorful gluten-free and vegan entrée is a healthy, festive choice for a holiday dinner.

Cantaloupe Tomato Salad

Cantaloupe and Tomato Salad

A refreshing riot of orange melon and red tomato.


Asparagus, Tomato and Feta Frittata

This recipe serves as a great template for any grilled frittata.


Watermelon, Tomato and Cucumber Salad

Enjoy the flavors of summer in this delicious side salad starring fresh fruits and vegetables.

Healthy, quick recipe for Cucumber Dill Tomato Wraps.

Gluten-Free Cucumber Dill Tomato Wraps

Try this quick healthy gluten-free snack or appetizer.


Tomato and Egg Muffin

A quick and easy breakfast sandwich for those crazy mornings.


Tomatoes Florentine

A light, easy stuffing of spinach, bread crumbs, onions and cheese fills these baked tomatoes.


Broiled Tomatoes in Basil Vinaigrette

Concentrated tomato flavor, accented with fresh basil.


Polenta with Eggplant, Tomatoes and White Beans

Meatless Monday Perfection—a bed of cheesy polenta soaks up the soupy goodness of veggie and white bean stew.


Stuffed Tomatoes with Panko and Summer Vegetables

Ideal for a light lunch or Meatless Monday main dish, veggie-stuffed tomatoes get a little heft from Japanese breadcrumbs.


Stewed Okra and Tomatoes

This classic New Orleans dish combines okra and tomatoes to bring out the best flavors of each.


Baked Sesame Tomatoes

The sesame seeds in this recipe give summer tomatoes an unexpected crunch and subtle nutty flavor.


Slow-Roasted Stuffed Tomatoes

Fresh tomatoes add a touch of sweetness.


Grilled Eggplant, Tomatoes, and Goat Cheese

The tomatoes and goat cheese go great with the grilled eggplant.


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