The flavor of fresh summer tomatoes can't be beaten. Here are some tasty recipes that make delicious use of this beautiful summer fruit. Yes, fruit!
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After making this recipe, you'll wonder why you ever bought those expensive commercial salsas at the grocery. Salsa is one of the perfect snack foods, one that can supply several daily servings of vegetables and fruit. Not bad for gluten-free snack food!
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Grilling tomatoes for marinara sauce have two big benefits- the tomato skins are easy to remove, and the grill adds a wonderful depth of flavor to the marinara sauce.
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A traditional Italian recipe, tomatoes stuffed with bell peppers is a refreshing, light, and easy summer dish.
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In Guide to Local Foods, Molly Watson recommends using ripe, firm tomatoes for this easy recipe. While the grill is hot this weekend, cook some beautiful plump end-of-summer tomatoes for a simple, fresh side dish.Continue to 5 of 5 below.
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If you are looking for a way to preserve a bumper crop of tomatoes, try this recipe for oven-dried fresh tomatoes. This is an economical way to stockpot dried tomatoes to use in recipes that call for "sun-dried" tomatoes.