There’s nothing like juicy tomatoes in season, especially right off the vine. We’ve got the best tomato recipes ever—from our best salsa to tomato sauce to fried green tomatoes! Let’s make the most of the summer harvest. From juicy tomato salad recipes to glorious gazpacho soup, we’ve got recipes to enjoy tomatoes all summer long!
Best Recipes Using Tomatoes
Sweet Cherry Tomato and Beet Crostini
Photo Credit: Lou Eastman. This delicious recipe comes from Emily Hobbs of Chicago, Illinois!
Fried Green Tomatoes
Photo Credit: Cartela/shutterstock. People often ask for green tomato recipes, and these fried tomatoes are an old classic.
John’s Tomato Sauce with Meatballs
Photo Credit: thinkstock. Serve this tomato sauce recipe and meatballs with spaghetti and you’ll have an entree that the family can’t get enough of!
Photo Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner. This traditional Spanish soup is so refreshing in the summer and makes for a delicious liquid salad.
Photo Credit: S. Perreault. Not only is this stuffed tomatoes dish tasteful, but it also looks beautiful and is sure to impress!
Tomato and Sweet Pepper Soup
Photo Credit: vanillaechoes/shutterstock. Somehow, this tomato soup recipe tastes even better the second day. Try to leave yourself some leftovers!
Castilian-Style Cucumber and Tomato Salad
Fresh Tomato Tart
Photo Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner. This free-form pastry dish from the Eats cookbook is simply a work of art.
Triple Tomato Tortellini Toss
Photo Credit: Lou Eastman. This delicious recipe comes from Roxanne Chan in Albany, California, and makes the perfect summer meal!
Fresh Tomato and Zucchini Au Gratin
Photo Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner. This tomato and zucchini recipe comes from our Eats cookbook. Try draining the tomatoes to keep the dish from getting watery!
Slow-Cooker Tomato Sauce
Fresh Tomato and Basil Quiche
Photo Credit: margouillat photo/shutterstock. Who doesn’t love the combination of tomatoes and basil? This delicious quiche comes from The Elms Bed and Breakfast in Camden, Maine.
A tomato salsa recipe could never be left out! This one is dynamite with heat from peppers tempered with sweet strawberries. Click here for our video on how to make Fresh Tomato and Strawberry Salsa.
Yet another view of this delicious tomato salsa recipe!
Grow Your Own Tomatoes!
There is NOTHING like a garden tomato right off the vine. See how to grow tomatoes.
Also, learn how to grow your own cherry tomatoes!