Did you know that cherry tomatoes are technically a fruit and not a vegetable? Crazy, huh?
But what we all know is that they taste amazing, full of flavor, and super juicy. And, they’re also very versatile as well – you can use them in a whole range of tasty recipes. And, I’ve been going through some of the best ones, so I can bring you a list of the ones I feel are the best on the net.
Are you ready for your mouth to start watering? Here goes!
Sure, tomato as a pizza topping is quite an obvious choice. But how often do you find a vegan version of it? The recipe includes how to make the pizza dough itself, but if you want to cheat, you can buy a ready-made pizza base, and just add your ingredients on top.
OMG – this Greek-inspired dish is amazing, you have to try it. It all cooks in one pot and there’s plenty of yummy garlic. I just love the contrast in tastes and texture with the roasted cherry tomatoes and the baked feta cheese!
You can use it as a topper for pasta or couscous, or enjoy it on its own. You’ll be grabbing some flatbread to mop up the juices from your plate!
On a health kick? Check this out!
White meat like chicken is so good for you, packed with healthy protein. And the veggies are also super good for you, they come packed with vitamins and minerals. And the accompanying sweet and savory balsamic sauce is to die for.
Better yet, it’s all made in one skillet for limited dishwashing, and it’s ready in just 30 minutes.
This is a side dish that really hits the spot. If you’re using tomatoes because they’re in season, you’ll find that fresh sweet corn in season at the same time, and they go really well together in this dish.
There are also lima beans for fiber, bell peppers, sweet onions, a hint of garlic, and some nice fresh herbs.
Now, this classic may sound like an obvious idea on how to make use of your cherry tomatoes. But this classic dish can be made super special by adding a few key ingredients.
It goes perfectly with fresh basil, and you can add real contrast to the flavor with some mozzarella balls. If you like them, you could even add some sliced olives.
The recipe comes complete with an optional homemade balsamic dressing.
If like me, you like to enjoy crispy foods, you’re going to love this recipe. You simply throw in your tomatoes with some baguette cubes, garlic, fresh herbs, and Parmesan cheese, and bake it in the oven.
It doesn’t require many ingredients, it’s cooked in one dish, and it’s low in calories to boot.
Fancy a nice dip for your tortilla chips? Check this out – delicious.
You can also serve it as a side salad, as a flavorful omelet topping, or as a filling for pita bread. So versatile.
Gotta love a stuffed avocado, so creamy, and really good for you too. And you can really add some flavor by adding juicy cherry tomatoes, with a little fresh mozzarella and basil. Match made in heaven if you ask me!
Looking to introduce some white fish to your diet, for that all-important omega-3? This is a great way to do it.
The cherry tomatoes together with the sliced olives really give it some flavor. And better yet, it’s so low in carbs that it’s classed as keto friendly. And it’s gluten-free to boot!
And keeping with the Mediterranean theme, how about this dish?
It’s so simple to make – you basically just hollow out zucchini and throw in some cooked ground beef for protein, along with your cherry tomatoes, herbs, and spices. Then for garnish, simply throw on some crumbled feta and pine nuts. Yum!
Have you ever made bruschetta before? So simple and easy.
And this version is delicious, packed with flavor from the pesto and cherry tomatoes. I also love the addition of decadently melted mozzarella and the sprinkling of pine nuts to garnish.
Looking for something fresh, zesty, and flavorful? Check out this dish.
Couscous is easy to prepare and is a great alternative to rice. This colorful dish combines couscous, chopped veg, and a drizzle of gorgeous lemon mustard dressing.
If you think you’ll still have cherry tomatoes remaining after your main dish, you could use the remaining tomatoes to make this stunning starter.
It’s super simple to make – you simply slide the tomatoes onto the skewers, along with other flavorful ingredients such as basil leaves, olives, tortellini cheese, and more.
Pasta salad is ok and all, but if you prefer your food served up warm, this little dish may be more up your street. You don’t need a whole lot of ingredients, and it’s super simple to make. I love the addition of fresh basil, garlic, and grated Parmesan cheese.
Have you ever tried any Spanish cuisine?
This wholesome dish is both savory and sweet, with all kinds of flavorful ingredients, and the cherry tomatoes make for such a juicy compote. Yummy!
It’s also a great way to use up eggs, too.
Now, if there’s anything that goes great with cherry tomatoes, it’s cheese, such an amazing contrast of flavors.
This recipe uses big blocks of creamy paneer cheese in a super rich and juicy tomato sauce. And there are all kinds of other ingredients to spice things up, ginger, coriander, and cumin, to name just a few.
How about some comfort food in the form of a wholesome whole grain broth? This dish really does the trick. It features a range of healthy grains and super healthy kale.
Want to serve up something spectacular? This summer pizza looks amazing with its swirls of sliced zucchinis, and the fresh basil leaves really add to the flavor along with the juicy cherry tomatoes which contrast with the fresh ricotta cheese.
And you can really save time with some store-bought pizza dough.
How about combining juicy cherry tomatoes with some juicy sliced sausage?
This dish is made in just one pan and is ready to eat in a mere 10 minutes.
I love the addition of garlic and thyme, and some crusty bread to serve.
How about serving up a range of different tomatoes, for this super colorful dish? A great way to get the kids to eat their vegetables.
And if you’re into anchovies, you can really add plenty of salty scrumptiousness to the dish.
What a dish this is! You’ve got crispy chicken breast as the star ingredient, and to really spice things up, you combine it with sliced red chili, some pesto, your cherry tomatoes, and some torn buffalo mozzarella. It’s a dream come true!
I just love roasted peppers, and the flavor combinations in these stuffed peppers are amazing. The juicy cherry tomatoes really contrast against the creamy fresh ricotta cheese, and the inclusion of fresh basil leaves really tops it off.
How about this healthy take on noodles? Instead of using regular noodles, you can use a spiralizer to make noodles out of zucchini and yellow squash. Super healthy. And the inclusion of cherry tomatoes really lifts the flavor.
What a combination of flavors this is! Juicy cherry tomatoes and creamy goat’s cheese on crispy toast topped off with sweet maple syrup and fresh mint leaves. Amazing!
And let’s round things off with some classic comfort food. Mac and cheese is a firm family favorite, and the use of cherry tomatoes really adds some variety to the dish and pairs really well with the cheddar cheese.
I hope you’ve found something you like the sound of – bon appetit!