10 Tasty Tomato Dishes for Summer

Tomatoes are one of the best pieces of summertime produce. From colorful heirloom to sweet cherries, and hardy beefsteak, there are bountiful ways to use fresh tomatoes. Check out ten tasty tomato dishes perfect for summertime below. 


Grilled Bread Salad with Tomatoes, Feta, and Basil 

Nothing says summer like grilling! Adding garlicky grilled bread to a tomato salad gives you a side so satisfying, you can go light on whatever might accompany it (like a 3-ounce portion of grilled flank steak!). Get the recipe here. 

Creamy Gazpacho

Blend up a quick and easy summertime soup packed with veggies and healthy fats. Perfect for hot days, this chilled soup has plenty of flavor and takes just a few minutes to throw together. Get the recipe here.

Creamy Gazpacho

Vegan Heirloom Tomato Galette

Celebrate the best of summertime with this bright and rustic heirloom tomato galette. Instead of a ricotta or cheese base, this recipe utilizes luscious white beans and olive oil to give it that whipped, creamy texture without dairy. Get the recipe here. 

Tomato and Corn Salad 

Two summertime favorites, corn and tomatoes pair perfectly with a bright and zesty lime and basil dressing. Serve this as a side at any barbecue, use as a bright salad topper, or mix in pasta for your own take. Get the recipe here

Tomato, Strawberry, and Basil Sorbet

Cool off on hot summer nights with a whimsical pink sorbet. This flavor combination is on its way to becoming a classic. The ripe fruits, bursting with sunshine and flavor, make it a real delight! Get the recipe here

Basic Bruschetta 

One of the best ways to use up extra tomatoes is by creating a simple, yet flavorful bowl of bruschetta. While this recipe calls for beefsteak tomatoes, you can also use other varieties such as Roma, cherry, and heirloom depending on what is available. Get the recipe here

Roasted Tomato and Basil Soup

Roasting tomatoes adds a whole new level of flavor to this dish. A little spicy red pepper flakes and a generous handful of basil elevates this soup from a classic comfort dish to a phenomenal summer soup. Get the recipe here

Peach and Tomato Panzanella 

This new twist on a panzanella salad, derived from the word “bread” in Italian, is bursting with sweet fruit juices from fresh peaches and tomatoes and crunchy homemade croutons. Even picky kids will love it, since the flavors are reminiscent of sweet jam on toast. Get the recipe here.

Peach and Tomato Panzanella

Heirloom Tomato Tart 

Create a beautiful brunch, lunch, or dinner dish using colorful heirloom tomatoes and our Arugula Pesto. Playing on a classic set of flavors, this dish is easy to make, flavorful, and filling. Get the recipe here. 

Summer Farro Salad

This fresh farro salad is packed with veggies and is rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. A hint of spice from cayenne and acid from lemon juice makes this hearty summer dish pop with flavor. Enjoy alone or paired with fresh fish and chicken dishes. Get the recipe here.