Cherry tomatoes: the 10 best recipes to use them and enhance their benefits

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A selection of vegetarian recipes to be prepared with cherry tomatoes to make the most of and enhance the benefits of juicy red summer fruits.



A selection of vegetarian recipes to prepare with cherry tomatoes and how to best use the juicy red summer fruits in the kitchen.

The tomato is a product of the American land and was introduced in Europe around 1.540. Appreciated and used in cooking by the Aztecs who used it above all in sauces, the tomato is rich in nutritional properties and low in fat; it can be eaten both raw and cooked, and is present on fruit and vegetable counters in different shapes and sizes.

Cherry tomatoes, such as datterini or cherry tomatoes, just to name a few varieties of this fruit in the "mignon" version, are excellent to eat raw in salads, but they are also a perfect ingredient for the preparation of various dishes and home preserves.

Below, you will find ten cherry tomato dishes that are sure to win you over.


Index

Black rice with cherry tomato pesto

Black rice with cherry tomato pesto, here is the recipe for a colorful and tasty first course. To be served strictly cold, this Venus rice-based dish is perfect for the whole family and is an excellent alternative to the classic cold pasta.


Cous cous with friggitelli and datterini tomatoes

Couscous with friggitelli and datterini tomatoes is a really tasty first summer dish. This recipe is one of the many variations of couscous and is also prepared very quickly. To be served immediately or after resting in the refrigerator, this dish is also perfect for eating away from home.

Spelled, pesto and cherry tomato salad

 

The spelled, pesto and cherry tomato salad is a very tasty summer dish. Satisfying first course to be proposed instead of the classic pasta with Genoese pesto, it is perfect for the whole family. The recipe for making it is here.

 Zucchini stuffed with cherry tomatoes

Stuffed courgettes with cherry tomatoes are a very tasty summer dish. Zucchini, in its various shapes and sizes, are well suited to be stuffed; according to the season we can also prepare stuffed courgettes with asparagus, stuffed courgettes with millet and olives, and, in summer, also, in fact, stuffed courgettes with cherry tomatoes.

Skewers with chickpeas and cherry tomatoes

Skewers with chickpeas and cherry tomatoes are a colorful and very versatile recipe. They can be served as an aperitif or as a side dish and are certainly an alternative and captivating way to propose chickpeas on the table.

Confit tomatoes

Confit tomatoes are certainly one of the best known cherry tomato based recipes. Very fragrant and tasty to the nth degree, they are perfect for dressing bruschetta or for example to make a rice salad more delicious.


Savory rose cake with courgette and datterini pesto, flavored with turmeric

The salty rose cake with courgette pesto and datterini tomatoes flavored with turmeric is a delicious and effective way to prepare savory pies. Colorful and simple to make, it is made with a vegan shortcrust pastry and homemade pesto.


Dried Tomatoes in Oil

Dried tomatoes in oil are a recipe for making a DIY preserve. Perfect to be served between appetizers or as a side dish, dried tomatoes are also an excellent added ingredient in various recipes, we find them for example in the preparation of salty plumcake with asparagus and dried tomatoes.


Pan-fried asparagus with cherry tomatoes


Pan-fried asparagus with cherry tomatoes is a quick side dish to prepare. Their cooking sauce is so tasty that you will need to serve them with homemade bread because the shoe will be a must.

Cherry tomato jam

The cherry tomato jam is an amazing sweet preparation to be served, for example, on homemade spelled croutons with sesame seeds or with cheeses. To be prepared also following our advice on how to sterilize jars for homemade preserves, you will surely like it for its irresistible flavor.

Other recipes with cherry tomatoes

Savory tart with cherry tomato jam

 

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