10 Best Summer Tomato Recipes

By Camille Styles

To-may-to, To-mah-to! If you haven’t guessed from the dozens of recipes popping up in your Pinterest feed, it’s officially tomato season. I love buying local produce when I can, and the farm fresh tomatoes spilling over grocery and farmer’s market shelves (in a mouthwatering array of colors) makes it pretty easy this time of year. When you catch them at the peak of season, almost nothing beats a plate of sliced tomatoes simply adorned with a drizzle of olive oil, a sprinkle of sea salt and a generous shower of ground black pepper. But there’s certainly nothing wrong with dressing them up, either, and depending on whether you’re a Caprese fan or Heirloom connoisseur, I bet your new favorite tomato recipe is destined to be found in this collection of 10 standout recipes. Click through to get inspired, and leave a comment letting us know your favorite way to prepare (and gobble up!) tomatoes this summer.

Peach Tomato and Mozzarella Crostini from Joy the Baker

Heirloom Summer Herb Frittata via Morning Meals with Julia Gartland

Roasted Cherry Tomato Bowl from Love & Lemons

Basil Roasted Eggplant with Heirloom Balsamic Drizzle via With Food + Love

Heirloom Tomato Frico Cups via Foodie Crush

Charred Tomatoes with Fried Eggs on Garlic Toast via Martha Stewart

Orecchiette via Lemon Fire Brigade 

Tomato Soup from Pratos e Travessas

Tomato and Watermelon Salad via The Food Network

Spinach, Chicken, and Cherry Tomato Flatbread via Italian Food Forever