Tomatoes are at their peak right now! These delicious salads, soups, and side dishes provide plenty of inspiration for making the most of them.
There’s nothing like a wonderful, ripe, garden fresh tomato in the summer. When they are that fresh and delicious, they hardly require any preparation. But if you are looking for some new ideas on using your garden (or market!) haul, we’ve got you covered. These salads, soups and side dishes are quintessentially summer! Easy and full of flavor, your friends and family will love these recipes. Enjoy!
When summer tomatoes are at their peak, this is the salad you want to make! Simple yet incredibly delicious, this Ballymaloe Summer Tomato Salad may just be the best thing you eat all season!
Think you need to avoid Italian food if you’re trying to eat healthier? Nope! This fabulous Slow Roasted Ancient Grain Salad is loaded with all the delicious flavors of Italy minus the refined carbs and high-calorie counts!
There’s nothing quite like this Fresh Tomato Basil Soup made from ripe, fresh tomatoes. Try it! You won’t believe how delicious it is!
If you’re looking for the freshest, most delicious summer salad imaginable, this Stone Fruit Tomato Caprese Salad is IT! The fabulous Sweet Basil Dressing is the crowning glory!
Roasted Tomato Fresh Mozzarella Pasta – This is one delicious bowl, brimming with the summer’s finest fare!
With traditional tomato-basil flavor and lots of healthy red lentils, this delicious Roasted Tomato Lentil Soup Caprese has a classic fresh mozzarella topping.
This Tomato Cucumber Salad with Crispy Chickpeas is like summer in a bowl. With lots of fresh herbs, it’s loaded with vibrant flavor. The easy, pan-fried chickpeas add a healthy and delicious touch!
This Italian-inspired Tomato Basil Parmesan Focaccia may just be one of the most delicious things you ever put in your mouth!
With a delicious, but super easy press-in crust, glistening jewel-hued tomatoes and lots of fresh basil, this Tomato Basil Fresh Mozzarella Tart makes a beautiful breakfast, lunch or dinner!
This flavorful Green Bean Caprese Salad combines slender green beans and baby potatoes with classic Caprese ingredients. The salad is finished off with a drizzle of delicious Lemon Basil Oil.
Thought for the day:
The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us.
We have seen his glory,
the glory of the one and only Son,
who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. John1:14
What we’re listening to for inspiration: