20 Ways to Use Garden Fresh Tomatoes

One of the best things about summer is the abundance of tomatoes that you’ll find in your garden. There is so much delicious, tomato-y goodness that you just don’t know what to do with them all! There are plenty of ways to use garden fresh tomatoes right here on the blog, from Bacon, Basil, Blue Cheese, Avocado Tomato Summer Salad to The Ultimate B.G.T Sandwich and even One Skillet Caprese Chicken. But just in case you need a few more suggestions, we’ve found even more of the best garden fresh tomato recipes from some of our favorite bloggers! Twenty of them, in fact!

20 Ways to Use Garden Fresh Tomatoes

20 ways to use Garden Fresh Tomatoes

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20 Recipes for Garden Fresh Tomatoes

Eggplant Tomato Rounds from Low Carb Yum make a delicious snack or appetizer, especially when you’re craving pizza!

Stuffed Tomato Tuna Melts from Homemade Interest bring together tuna, melted cheese, and fresh tomatoes for a delicious lunch or dinner.

Fire Roasted Tomatoes from Mashup Mom is one of the best ways to use garden fresh tomatoes all year long!

This Rustic Tomato Zucchini Tart from Walking on Sunshine is an awesome alternative option for pizza, alongside a crisp salad.

Corn Tomato Avocado Salad from Tastes of Lizzy T lets you use up not only your abundance of tomatoes but also features fresh corn for more summer flavor.

Corn Avocado Tomato Salad from Taste of Lizzy T

Simmer this Slow Cooker Homemade Spaghetti Sauce from The Taylor House all day! Make extra to can and then enjoy your harvest all throughout the fall and winter.

Cooking with Carlee’s Tomato Slab Pie with Cornmeal and Parmesan Crust is a simple but unique option for a summer brunch.

Fresh, chopped tomatoes are the star of this Tomato Burst Chicken Cacciatore from Parenting Chaos. Such a yummy way to do pasta and chicken!

This Zucchini Noodle Salad with Bacon and Tomatoes from Wholesome Yum is not only mouthwatering but also low-carb and Paleo friendly.

Can some of the Red Pepper And Tomato Spread Lutenitsa from Cooking LSL for a delicious Bulgarian treat.

Caprese Pasta from Dinner at the Zoo has all the flavors of Caprese Salad but in a hearty, complete meal. The best of both worlds in a single bowl!

Three Cheese, Tomato, and Thyme Galette can use several tomato varieties, plus three glorious kinds of cheese. Sure to be a hit with the whole family!

Three Cheese Thyme and Tomato Galette from Taste and See

Too many green tomatoes? Learn how to make Pickled Green Tomatoes from the Seaman Mom and then put them to good use!

Roasted Corn and Tomato Bruschetta from I Heart Naptime is a unique twist on one of our favorite appetizers and party foods. Love the combo of corn and tomato!

Cucumber Tomato Slaw from Merry About Town will be a huge hit at your next cookout or potluck. Plus, it’s a great way to use up extra garden veggies!

The tang of the vinegar in Baking Beauty’s Balsamic Parmesan Tomatoes is a perfect complement to the parmesan, tomato, and spinach flavors!

Love Panera Bread’s Tomato Bisque? Mom Foodie has you covered with this Copycat Panera Bread Tomato Bisque Soup Recipe. It can be made with canned or, of course, fresh tomatoes!

Cheesy Tomato Biscuit Casserole from 4 Sons R Us will speak to your southern side. What’s better than cheese, biscuits, and tomato?!

Fresh tomatoes and feta cheese combine in this Tomato Feta Pasta from A Turtle’s Life for Me. It’s like a warm pasta salad, perfect for a summer evening!

What would a summer tomato harvest be without classic Tomato Basil Bruschetta? Bitz N Giggles variation sounds just about perfect!


What are your favorite ways to use Garden Fresh Tomatoes? 

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    1. LOL 🙂 I like how you think 🙂 I have plenty of chocolate recipes, just type chocolate into the search bar and they’ll come up 🙂

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