There is nothing quite like a nice juicy tomato, and cherry tomatoes go with just about anything. From salad toppers to homemade pico and everything in between, there’s so much you can do with this delicious fruit. These cherry tomato recipes will help you maximize your garden bounty.
Take them fresh from the vine and into your favorite recipe to enjoy the full benefit of growing your own. You’ll never have to worry about tomatoes going to waste once you learn how to work with them in the kitchen.
Drool-Worthy Cherry Tomato Recipes
1. Pico de Gallo Salsa
Make this 15-minute Pico de Gallo Salsa, grab some chips, and have a party any time. So easy and delicious!
Get the recipe: Pico de Gallo Salsa.
2. Green Beans and Tomato Salad
This is the perfect summer or anytime salad. It is very flavorful and eye-catching. It’s best made with fresh green beans, but you could substitute cooked and cooled frozen green beans.
Get the recipe: Green Beans and Tomato Salad.
3. Scrambled Eggs with Cheese, Cherry Tomatoes, and Arugula
Scrambled Eggs with Cheese, Tomatoes, and Arugula is the perfect recipe for a lazy weekend breakfast. It features fluffy, soft-scrambled eggs, creamy burrata, blistered cherry tomatoes, and an arugula salad topped with a balsamic glaze. Making this restaurant-worthy brunch takes just a few minutes of prep time!
Get the recipe: Scrambled Eggs With Cheese, Cherry Tomatoes, and Arugula.
4. Cherry Tomato Salsa with Red Onion
Fresh, tangy, and sweet, this cherry tomato salsa recipe is a great topping for tacos and tostadas, or serve it up as an easy side salad. With flavors of red onion, cilantro, and lime, this Mexican-inspired recipe is vibrant in taste and looks!
Get the recipe: Cherry Tomato Salsa with Red Onion.
5. Caprese Bowtie Pasta Salad
A simple and delicious salad made with bowtie pasta, cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil, and tossed in Italian dressing. It’s easy, fresh, and perfect for summer parties!
Get the recipe: Caprese Bowtie Pasta Salad.
6. Lemon Orzo Pasta Salad With Cherry Tomatoes
A bright, fresh, and delicious Lemon Orzo Pasta Salad makes the perfect side dish or light meal. This dish is packed with fresh vegetables and orzo pasta and topped off with a homemade lemon-herb dressing for the perfect Greek-inspired salad.
Get the recipe: Lemon Orzo Pasta Salad With Cherry Tomatoes.
7. Roasted Cherry Tomato Pasta
Enjoy the bright flavors of this delicious Roasted Cherry Tomato Pasta. Al Dente pasta is tossed with roasted tomatoes for a simple-to-prepare meal. It is so tasty, with minimal effort involved!
Get the recipe: Roasted Cherry Tomato Pasta.
8. Pesto Ricotta Crostini with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes
This pesto ricotta crostini with roasted cherry tomatoes is a rustic and delicious appetizer perfect for any summer occasion. This quick and easy recipe uses only a few simple ingredients, making it ideal for entertaining or a tasty snack.
Get the recipe: Pesto Ricotta Crostini with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes.
9. Caprese Burrata Bruschetta with Balsamic Glaze
An easy summer appetizer, this Caprese Burrata Bruschetta comes together in just a few minutes. Toasted bruschetta is rubbed with garlic while still warm. Then topped with creamy burrata, ripe sliced cherry tomatoes, fresh basil, and drizzled sweet balsamic glaze.
Get the recipe: Caprese Burrata Bruschetta with Balsamic Glaze.
10. Fresh Cherry Tomato Tart
Anchored in a bed of nutty pesto, jammy caramelized onions, and salty feta, a bounty of fresh cherry tomatoes completes this delicious savory tart. Perfect as a hearty appetizer or a light summer meal.
Get the recipe: Fresh Cherry Tomato Tart.
11. Tomato Galette
There are many kinds of galettes, and this one is savory. The galette has a rustic look; you do not need to be a fancy chef to create it. This tomato galette is perfect for a light dinner or a summer picnic.
Get the recipe: Tomato Galette.
12. Chicken Cherry Tomato Pasta
A pasta dish packed with burst cherry tomatoes, topped with buttery herb and garlic oven-roasted chicken breast.
Get the recipe: Chicken Cherry Tomato Pasta.
13. Easy Pesto Tortellini Pasta Salad Recipe
This flavor-packed, easy tortellini pasta salad is made with cheese tortellini pasta, fresh mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, pesto, and basil. It makes for a delicious side dish or even a light lunch or dinner–especially on hot summer days.
Get the recipe: Easy Pesto Tortellini Pasta Salad Recipe.
14. Roasted Cherry Tomato Bruschetta
Roasted cherry tomato bruschetta is what I call, ‘not really a recipe-recipe”. When summery tomatoes are at their peak, there is not much you need to do to them. You need a deep char, garlic, and a healthy, fruity olive oil drizzle. Layer the jammy tomatoes over crostini and top with fresh basil for the perfect summery bite.
Get the recipe: Roasted Cherry Tomato Bruschetta.
15. Fermented Cherry Tomatoes
Home-fermented cherry tomatoes offer a pleasant effervescence as they burst into your mouth. I bet you can’t eat just one!
Get the recipe: Fermented Cherry Tomatoes.
More Ways to Use Tomatoes
- creamy tomato soup made from fresh tomatoes
- tomato sauce recipes
- best tomato salad recipes
- easy tomato canning recipes
Adriana Copaceanu is a passionate nature lover living in the country on her dream property where she grows vegetables, lavender, and wildflowers that she shares with the wildlife they attract. When she's not in the garden, she loves spending time with her chickens and planning her next nature project. Check your her books below: