Use up all those summer tomatoes with these easy tomato recipes #Recipes#food#fruits#healthy food#salads#summer#vegan#vegetables#vegetarian August 10 2016 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Photos and recipes by the author Related Post Staple Sauce: My fool-proof (usually) marinara sauce recipe I started dating someone who had never before been exposed to home-cooked food. The bar was set so low, and his appreciation was (and still... Read more If you grow your own tomatoes or simply snag them from your local grocer or farmer's market, you know that our love affair is almost over. Soon it will be fall and we'll be rolling around like dogs in pumpkin puree instead. So we need to celebrate the summer fruit veggie fruit(?) that is… the luscious tomato. Here are three of my favorite easy tomato recipes to use up your summer supply. Let's get cooking… Mango salsa pasta salad Mango salsa pasta salad Mangoes are such a good fruit and make an epic salsa. So I thought I’d take the flavors of mango salsa (mangoes, onions, tomatoes, etc.) and translate it into a pasta salad. Thus we’ve got mango salsa pasta salad. Oh, it’s good, it’s versatile, it’s vegan, and it’s so so easy. And remember: tomatoes aren't the only produce to leave town in the fall. Mangoes are summer fruits, too! Get the recipe here. Herbed heirloom tomato tart Herbed heirloom tomato tart This super easy tomato tart uses ready-to-bake puff pastry and a yummy herbed cream cheese spread as the base for tons of heirloom tomatoes. Those big, brown kumatos are so tasty. Get the recipe here. Caprese stuffed portobellos with brown butter Caprese stuffed portobellos with brown butter This east tomato recipe differs in that it's HOT instead of cool. But it takes advantage of those tomatoes just as well. A little brown butter adds an even richer flavor. All you have to do to create these caprese stuffed portobellos is fill the mushrooms, stick them under the broiler, and devour. Get the recipe here. More summer recipes: 3 picnic potluck recipes to win summer Have you been invited to a bunch of summer picnics and need something really easy and portable to make ahead and take with you to share? These easy summer picnic… Read More Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark is Offbeat Bride's Senior Editor. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur baby, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS Finding plus-size maternity clothes: A Canadian struggle, eh? NEXT How do I break up with my church community while maintaining friendships? Show/Hide comments [ 3 ] Thank you for all those delicious ideas! As a vegetarian living in the countryside, i grow my own veggies…but this year ( i live in Belgium) we are having a wonderful…belgian summer.Meaning?Today August 10th. Cold wind, rain. Grey sky. Yesterday? idem. Prediction for tomorrow? Hm…idem. Envoyé depuis mon appareil Samsung 1 agrees Reply Oof, sounds like fun for planting. 😉 Reply I love tomatoes so much that every year at the beginning of summer i wonder how i managed again to survive the whole winter without… I don't get to grow my own but the farmers' market is a 3 minute walk from my place. I used to make several kilos into sauce, this year i only made 8 kilos but it's always a treat to open a jar during winter 🙂 Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Subscribe me to your mailing list No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy.