Are you growing tomatoes at home? Do you have too many to know what to do with? Well if you’d like to use your tomatoes for something different this summer, then check out these 9 tomato based recipes.
1. Spicy Chunky Salsa
Use your tomatoes to make a salsa that will spice things up a bit. Great for parties or just casual snacking with the family.
2. Homemade Spaghetti Sauce
Tired of buying canned spaghetti sauces? Well use this recipe to make your own. It will definitely taste better than the store bought stuff. Try it out!
3. Tomato Lemon Marmalade
Do you make toast for breakfast in the morning? Are you looking for something new to try? Check out this Tomato Lemon Marmalade. You’ll look forward to toast every morning with this sweet marmalade spread over it.
4. Mild Tomato Salsa
If the Spicy Chunky Salsa is too spicy for you, or you just enjoy a more mild salsa then this is the salsa for you. If you’re having a party perhaps make both salsas to give your guests a variety of mild and spicy.
5. Garden Tomato Relish
Garden Tomato Relish is a great way to add the taste of ketchup with the texture of diced tomatoes. It’s a less common condiment but it’s a great replacement for recipes that call for ketchup or tomato paste, or even put it as the tomato sauce for a pizza!
6. Sweet & Smoky Salsa
This is a less traditional type of salsa, it gets its taste by using grilled vegetables and bbq seasoning leaving you with a delicious salsa.
7. Jalapeño-Pear Chutney
Want something different to put on a sandwich or have with your meat, but also want a ton of flavor? If so then this chutney is for you. The peppers give it a bit of a kick but not without tasting the flavor of the tomatoes, pears, onions, and all the other ingredients.
8. Pickled Green Tomato Relish
When you get to the end of summer and are left with all those green tomatoes, don’t throw them away, instead try out this sweet and sour recipe for a great tomato relish.
9. Peach Chili Sauce
Use this sauce as a nice addition to one of your meals, like as a glaze over a meat entree or just as a condiment to put on anything you can imagine.
These are just a few recipes you can use your home grown tomatoes in. Try them out, tell your friends, maybe add your own twist to the recipes and use your tomatoes differently this summer.
- Taste of Home