Tomato Recipes

Top tomato sauces, salads, soups, sides—see all the 5-star recipes for tomatoes, the most versatile veggie.

Staff Picks

Amish Tomato Pie
Rating: Unrated 3
Fresh tomatoes and a rich, cheesy filling make a summertime savory pie. There is a lot of preparation for this pie, but it is well worth every minute. I love this pie on summer mountain evenings. Enjoy with cool ice tea.
Tomato Cucumber Salad
Rating: Unrated 168
A simple, refreshing salad that accompanies any type of food.
Tomato Watermelon Salad
Rating: Unrated 48
The quintessential summer salad with lots of lycopene. Tomatoes and watermelon are a match made in heaven! Perfect with grilled meat on a hot day! This is best served at room temperature. Dress the salad right before you eat it.
Our 13 Best Tomato Sauce Recipes Using Fresh Tomatoes
When tomatoes are in season, preserve their fresh summer flavor for months to come with any one of these top-rated tomato sauce recipes.
Small-Batch Basil and Cherry Tomato Freezer Jam
Rating: Unrated 3
A great sweet and savory way to use up any extra cherry tomatoes you might have! Tastes great on crackers with either goat cheese or cream cheese! This makes about a pint and a half of jam when all is said and done.
Provincial Tomatoes
Rating: Unrated 108
Delicious fresh tomatoes broiled with a tasty cheese topping.
Cherry Tomato and Cheese Galette
Rating: Unrated 30
While 'galette' sounds a little fancy, they're actually one of the easier type of pies to make, and above and beyond the simple technique, they are incredibly adaptable to whatever is in season. Whether that's sweet fruit or savory vegetables, there are very few things you can't galette. Garnish with fresh basil if desired.
Spaghetti Sauce with Fresh Tomatoes
Rating: Unrated 134
This homemade tomato sauce is made with fresh tomatoes, onion, garlic, and herbs.
Fresh Tomato Soup
Rating: Unrated 1656
This simple, quick and easy recipe for homemade fresh tomato soup is perfect to make when tomatoes are ripe in gardens and farmers' markets.
12 Tomato Sandwich Recipes for Peak Season
Because nothing screams summer quite like an in-season tomato.
Simple Caprese Salad
Rating: Unrated 5
Traditional appetizer, but also makes a great main dish on a hot summer day. Feel free to add cooked eggplant and/or zucchini slices to this dish to make it heartier.
Best Fried Green Tomatoes
Rating: Unrated 996
You can also fry up red tomatoes with this recipe but make sure they are not over ripe or they will be mushy. Serve these tomatoes outside with a glass of iced tea one summer night and enjoy the sunset with someone you love.

Inspiration and Ideas

How to Freeze Tomatoes
A beginner's guide to freezing whole or stewed tomatoes and tomato sauce.
How to Can Tomatoes
A beginner's guide to canning tomatoes so you can savor juicy garden tomatoes all year long.