Tomatoes are bursting with goodness and look great on the plate, but sometimes you want to do something different than just put them in a boring cold salad. From chutney and jelly to pasta and quiche, and hot and cold soups, here are a range of tasty tomato recipes to try.
Use to accompany cheese or white fish, add to pasta or bread. Packed with antioxidants from tomato, lemons and chillies. (www.waitrose.com)
Tomato on a bed of puff pastry, flavoured with rosemary and scrumptious goats cheese. A great starter dish. (Marie Claire Australia)
The Italian take on sausage and mash. Good, hearty, casual food. Serve in a bowl and tuck right in. (www.jamieoliver.com)
Onions, garlic and bacon add a tasty touch to this sweet, roasted tomato soup. (www.waitrose.com)
5• Pasta Bake
Here’s a good basic tomato and cheese pasta bake. Add to the ingredients to suit your mood, anything goes: chicken, tuna, bacon, prawns . . . (www.utterlyrecipes.com)
Look at the picture for this recipe and you’ll want to make it. Make it vegetarian by using veggie sausage instead. The recipes says use ‘grape’ tomatoes, but any smaller tomato, like cherry tomatoes, will do. (www.taste.com.au)
A beautifully contrasting chutney for cheese, with spice courtesy of chillies, ginger and mustard seeds. (www.waitrose.com)
A silky smooth soup that dazzles the tastebuds with robust flavours of roasted peppers and tomatoes, and a warming touch of ginger. Serve chilled. (www.bbc.co.uk)
Crispy, golden, cheesy cannelloni stuffed with spinach in a tomato base. Pure gorgeousness. (www.jamieoliver.com)
10• Greek Salad
A traditional Greek salad. Perfect for summer. (www.itv.com)
Tomatoes are bursting with goodness. Find out all about the nutrients in tomatoes.