It’s officially summer! And that means… TOMATOES GALORE!! This is a fantastic list of 40 summer tomato recipes with I am desperately going to need in a couple of weeks. We have… no joke… 20 tomato plants growing in our vegetable garden. Hopefully, that will mean tons of tomatoes to eat, simmer, chop, puree, slice, can, and eat. Tomatoes are by far my favorite summer vegetable… or fruit if you want to be that person.
I’m always excited for summer tomato recipes! My romance with tomatoes started as a child, where I would pick them from my grandfather’s vegetable garden. I’d have a salt shaker in one hand and a sweet, juicy tomato, still warm from the sun, in the other. I’d eat them right then and there, wiping the tomato juices that flowed down my chin and arms onto my t-shirt.
My grandmother sliced them up to eat with every meal during the summer, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Have you ever had fresh sliced tomatoes with your eggs in the morning? My grandfather made the most incredible salad with fresh lettuce, tomatoes, and tuna – so fantastic!
Even though my tomato plants are just starting to fruit, I’m already dreaming about all the tomato recipes that I am going to make this summer and how I can make them last through out the year.
Here are 40 Incredible Summer Tomato Recipes to get you excited too!
What are your favorite summer tomato recipes? What are your favorite tomatoes to grow?
- Herb Cream Cheese Stuffed Tomatoes by Small Town Woman
- Italian Orzo Pasta Salad Recipe with Fresh Basil by Suburbia Unwrapped
- Delicious Caprese Bites by Diary of a Debutant
- Cherry Tomato Relish by Eat Little Bird
- Avocado Caprese Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes by Cook Eat Paleo
- Caprese Heirloom Tomato Pasta Salad by Small Town Woman
- Easy Italian Fresh Tomato Cheese Pie by An Italian in My Kitchen
- Israeli Couscous Salad with Zucchini, Mozzarella, & Tomatoes by Shiny Happy Bright
- Watermelon and Cherry Tomato Skewers by Confetti Kitchen
- Caprese Grilled Cheese by Small Town Woman
- Smoked Summer Tomatoes by From Play Dates to Parties
- How to Make Homemade Tomato Sauce by Spaceships and Laser Beams
- Summer Garden Tomato Sauce Pasta by Syrup & Biscuits
- Oven Roasted Tomatoes by Bunny’s Warm Oven
- Pesto Spinach Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes by Stacy Homemaker
- Tuna White Bean Salad by Happy Foods
- Breakfast Boat with Cheese, Bacon, & Tomatoes by Happy Foods
- Tuscan Tomato and Egg Skillet by Wander Spice
- Tuscan Panzanella Salad by Wander Spice
- Three Cheese Tomato Thyme Galette by Taste and See
- Tomato & Whipped Feta Crostini by Certified Pastry Aficionado
- Heirloom Tomato Cornbread Salad by Taste and See
- Tomato and Rosemary Focaccia by Living Sweet Moments
- Crushed Tomatoes by All She Cooks
- Josphine’s Tomato Salad by Striped Spatula
- Chilled Tomato Soup With Guacamole by All She Cooks
- Deep Dish Green Tomato & Goat Cheese Pizza by Farm Fresh Feasts
- Fresh Tomato Pesto by Farm Fresh Feasts
- Dijon Mustard Tarte by A Lady in France
- Cucumber Tomato Salad by Ciao Florentina
- Roasted Tomato Soup by Ciao Florentina
- Roasted Mahi Mahi with Green Beans and Cherry Tomatoes by Sidewalk Shoes
- Heirloom Tomato Tart by Striped Spatula
- Simple Summer Tomato Salad by Trial and Eater
- Savory Galette with Pesto and Heirloom Tomatoes by Savory Tooth
- Easy Goat Cheese Toasts by Turning the Clock Back
- Cucumber Tomato Avocado Salad by Wholesome Yum
- Asparagus Tomato Parmesan Squares by Confessions of an Overworked Mom
- Easy Grilled Polenta with Fresh Mozzarella and Balsamic Tomatoes by Two Healthy Kitchens
- Tomato Bruchetta by Elephantastic Vegan