Use up all those summer tomatoes with these easy tomato recipes

August 10 2016 | bijouxandbits
Easy tomato recipes as seen on @offbeathome
Photos and recipes by the author

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…

Easy tomato recipes as seen on @offbeathome
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.

Easy tomato recipes as seen on @offbeathome
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.

Easy tomato recipes as seen on @offbeathome
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.

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  1. 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.

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  2. 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 🙂

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