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Meal Prep: Pesto Chicken

Weekday Meal Prep: Pesto Chicken & Veggies Ingredients for 4 servings 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs, sliced salt, to taste pepper, to taste 1 lb (455 g) green beans 2 cups (400 g) cherry tomato, halved ½ cup (110 g) basil pesto Preparation In a large pan, heat olive oil and […]

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Tomato Cake w/ Tomato Glaze

Redefines the term “fruit cake,” huh? Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray, for spraying loaf pan 1 pound vine tomatoes (about 3)  1 cup light brown sugar  6 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 2 eggs  2 cups all-purpose flour  1 teaspoon baking soda  1 teaspoon cinnamon  1 teaspoon salt  1 cup confectioners’ sugar  Directions Preheat the oven […]

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Green Tomato Salsa Verde

Mexican salsa verde usually is made with tomatillos, not green tomatoes. (Tomatillos are in the same family as green tomatoes, but more closely related to the gooseberry.) But this version is a beautiful and delicious salsa, even without tomatillos. INGREDIENTS 1 pound green tomatoes 2 to 3 jalapeño or serrano peppers (more to taste) ½ medium onion, preferably a white onion, […]


Tomato-Watermelon Sorbet

Combine two of your favorite summer foods–tomatoes and watermelon–in a frozen treat that’s surprisingly sweet. Ingredients 6 cups (1-inch) seeded ripe watermelon chunks 1 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 6 very ripe large tomatoes, quartered (about 3 1/2 lb.) 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice Coarse salt (optional) Preparation Combine first 3 ingredients in a large […]


Two Tomato Linguine

The short 10-minute simmer time for the tomato sauce helps keep your kitchen cool. The mixture of chopped parsley, garlic, and grated lemon rind sprinkled over the pasta is called a gremolata. Ingredients 6 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, divided 4 teaspoons grated lemon rind, divided 1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic, divided 12 […]


Broiled Mahi-Mahi With Parsleyed Tomatoes

Makes 6 servings in 15-20 Minutes. Ingredients 2 medium onions, sliced 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tomatoes, seeded and chopped 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1/4 cup white wine 1 tablespoon tomato paste 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided 6 (6- to 8-ounce) mahi-mahi fillets 1 (4-ounce) package crumbled […]


Texas Toast Tomato Sandwiches

Makes 6 servings in 15 Minutes. Ingredients 1 (9.5-oz.) package five-cheese Texas toast 2 pounds assorted heirloom tomatoes 1/4 cup bottled blue cheese vinaigrette 6 tablespoons torn fresh basil Salt and pepper Garnishes: crumbled blue cheese, fresh basil leaves Preparation Prepare Texas toast according to package directions. Meanwhile, halve larger tomatoes and cut into 1/4-inch-thick […]


Grilled Tomatoes with Basil Vinaigrette

Serve these with grilled fish or chicken, or make them part of a colorful veggie plate. Ingredients 3 yellow tomatoes 3 red “Murphy” tomatoes 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil Garnish: fresh basil sprigs Preparation Cut tomatoes in […]