Tangy Roasted Tomato Crostini Is the Best Quick Appetizer

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Roasted tomato crostini is hands down one of the best appetizers you will ever make, and it’s ridiculously easy to prepare. Slow roasted cherry or grape tomatoes combined with garlic, balsamic vinegar, and basil make for a vibrant bite of deliciousness to pique your appetite. Get the simple recipe now on Foodal.

Update on a Classic: Grilled Cheese with Tomato Jam

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The classic grilled cheese sandwich you know and love gets an update with gooey mozzarella, fresh garden basil, and a homemade tomato jam that tastes like summer. Simple, comforting, and bursting with flavor, it’s sure to be a hit at lunch or dinner. Get the recipe now on Foodal, and make your own at home.

Fresh Tomato and Egg Tart with Tangy Goat Cheese and Herbs

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The vibrancy of ripe summer tomatoes comes through in each bite of this elegant tart. The combination of roasted tomatoes, tangy goat cheese, and a simple crust makes this dish perfect for breakfast, a light lunch, or an accompaniment to dinner. Read more now on Foodal to get your hands on this delicious recipe.

Fresh Tomato Pasta Salad Is the Side Dish of the Summer

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Summertime picnics call for the best sides, and this tomato pasta salad is a winner. Ripe tomatoes and fresh basil come together with penne and two types of cheese, tossed with a tangy lemon dressing that elevates this bright and light dish. It’s the ideal accompaniment to any entree. Get the recipe now on Foodal.

Comfort Food Gets Kicked Up A Notch With This Creamy Tomato Basil Bisque

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A bowl of creamy tomato basil bisque is the perfect comfort food to indulge in at the end of a long day, alongside a gooey grilled cheese sandwich. It’s made with ripe summer tomatoes, and a homemade basil oil to finish it off. Read more now on Foodal to get the recipe and find out how to make this soup from scratch.

Easy Tomato Cream Sauce: A Fresh-from-the-Garden Topping for Any Pasta

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Foodal’s creamy tomato sauce made with chunks of fresh, juicy tomatoes and fragrant herbs like rosemary and basil is inspired by the summer season and its bountiful gardens. Make a batch now and pour it all over your favorite pasta for a hearty meal with the perfect savory flavors. Check out the recipe now on Foodal.

Camembert Cheese and Pistachio Basil Pesto Bruschetta

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An incredibly delicious and simple appetizer or the perfect light lunch, you’re going to love this variation on a traditional bruschetta. Camembert cheese and tomatoes are baked on top of baguette slices, and topped with a crunchy homemade pistachio basil pesto. Our favorite new appetizer! Get the recipe now on Foodal.

The Tastiest Ketchup Recipe You Can Make at Home

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Making your own ketchup at home is simple, natural, and even fun. And if you like this tangy condiment to celebrate the taste of tomatoes, homemade is the only way to go. All you have to do is combine just a few ingredients together, puree, and cook. Top it on all of your favorite food. Get the recipe now on Foodal.

Bright, Fresh, Simple Summer Panzanella

A light brown wooden bowl of panzanella with fresh and roasted vegetables, chunks of bread, and shredded cheese, with a silver stainless steel fork, on a blue cloth background.

Bursting with bright flavors, this simple summer panzanella is an easy-to-make salad that everyone will be excited to taste. Ideal for a picnic, lightly toasted bread, slow-roasted tomatoes, and crisp lettuce come together to make an outstanding dish that features fresh seasonal produce. Get the recipe now on Foodal.

Summer Corn Salad with Gorgonzola Cheese and Balsamic Vinegar

A glass bowl filled with a corn and tomato salad, on a striped blue and white cloth kitchen towel with a few scattered leaves of basil.

Don’t you love the amazing variety of delicious produce that’s available at this time of year? This salad screams summer, with fresh corn, basil, and cherry tomatoes, plus gorgonzola cheese and balsamic for a punch of flavor. Or, omit the cheese for an equally delightful vegan side dish. Get the recipe now on Foodal.