What's in season: 6 ways to spotlight fresh, sweet cherry tomatoes
by Lisa Lozano
Fresh, local cherry tomatoes can be as sweet as grapes at the peak of their flavor. So pick up a pint or two at your farmers market or local farm stand and cook up one of these six delicious dishes!
This spicy shrimp pasta is veritably exploding with flavor, with sweet cherry tomatoes serving as the backbone of the sauce.
This fresh summer pasta dish features all the flavors of a summer garden, with broccoli rabe, chiles, garlic and loads of burst cherry tomatoes.
Tip: This can be enjoyed as a cold summer pasta salad the next day! Perfect to pop in your Tupperware for lunch!
This delicious spaghetti is the perfect way to showcase sugary-sweet summer cherry tomatoes. And it cooks up fast, so it's the perfect weeknight meal.
For your next BBQ, why not top your burgers with this amazing Tomato-Tarragon sauce? The resulting cheeseburger is brightened up by summer produce, so it won't leave you feeling over-full in warm months.
You can make this delicious appetizer for your next summer cocktail party. Roasting maximizes the flavor of juicy, fresh cherry tomatoes.
And for the grand finale, we can't think of a better way to spotlight sweet cherry tomato flavor than with this couldn't-be-easier summer tart! The recipe calls for a store-bought pie crust, so it's a snap to whip up!
What's your favorite recipe to cook with cherry tomatoes? Tell us in the comments.
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