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    27 Delicious Ways To Use Tomatoes

    Truly perfect tomatoes are a once-a-year privilege. Do 'em proud.

    1. Panzanella with Cherry Tomatoes and Bell Peppers

    If you don't think bread can and should be an anchor salad component, you've got another thing coming. Get the recipe.

    2. Charred Tomatoes with Fried Eggs on Garlic Toast

    3. Tomato–Beet Salad

    4. Classic Homemade Tomato Sauce

    You can get this recipe or check out our our thorough delightful guide to making the best tomato sauce.

    5. Pesto Guacamole BLT

    If we're being real, there shouldn't even be such a thing as a non-avocado BLT; just go ahead and rename it the BALT. Get the recipe.

    6. Oven-Dried Grape Tomatoes

    You can roast the tomatoes more or less depending on whether you like them soft and saucy or more dry and sturdy. Either way, this is a great way to preserve extra tomatoes for future enjoyment. Get the recipe.

    7. Tomato & Sweet Onion Salad

    8. Tomato Pie

    Slathering cheese and mayonnaise all over the top of this pie might make you nervous. That's OK. Do it anyway. Get the recipe.

    9. Roasted Tomato Soup

    Roasting the tomatoes before souping them helps bring out their sweetness. Get the recipe.

    10. Fresh Heirloom Tomato & Corn Salsa

    11. Tomato Cobbler

    Do I need to say anything more than "Gruyere biscuits"? Get the recipe.

    12. Heirloom Tomato & Chorizo Salad

    With chickpeas and goat cheese, if you feel inclined. Get the recipe.

    13. Quinoa Risotto Baked Tomatoes

    Makes an excellent vegetarian main course. Get the recipe.

    14. Tomato and Goat Cheese Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

    15. Crème Fraîche Galette with Heirloom Tomatoes

    A galette is a pie that's been set free from its pan and is ready to run straight into your mouth. Get the recipe.

    16. Grilled Tomato Skewers on Toast

    17. Flank Steak with Bloody Mary Tomato Salad

    The tomato salad (dressed with red onion, celery, horseradish, Worcestershire, and more exciting things) would be plenty compelling by itself. Get the recipe.

    18. Sauteed Tomato and Herb Pasta

    19. Tomato–Feta Open-Face Sandwich

    You don't really need a recipe to make a kick-ass sandwich with good tomatoes. Just slice, salt, and layer up. Get the recipe.

    20. Tomato Corn Chowder

    This soup was made with yellow tomatoes, but regular red are fine too. Get the recipe.

    21. Ricotta Pizza with Fresh and Roasted Tomatoes

    You can use any store-bought or homemade pizza dough here. Get the recipe.

    22. Rice-Stuffed Tomatoes

    Much more exciting in practice than they sound in theory. get the recipe.

    23. Tomato, Peach, and Burrata Salad

    Regular fresh mozzarella cheese works if you can't get your hands on burrata. Get the recipe.

    24. Smoky Roasted Chicken Breasts with Tomatoes and Chickpeas

    25. Heirloom Tomato Jam

    If a tomato chooses to identify as a fruit and be prepared as such, you have no business criticizing that choice. Get the recipe.

    26. Raw Tomato & Green Bean Salad

    When your tomatoes are really good and ripe, applying heat is always an optional step. Get the recipe.

    27. Tomato Zucchini Tart

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