23 Heirloom Tomato Recipes You Need to Try

Heirloom tomatoes: always a hit served with little salt, pepper, balsamic and burrata. But why not get more creative with summer’s tastiest (and most photogenic) treat? Presenting 23 heirloom tomato recipes to use your farmers' market haul on.

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Photo: Jon Cospito/Styling: Heath Goldman

1. Rainbow Heirloom Tomato Bruschetta

It’s quick, easy and on the table in 15 minutes. (Phew.)

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Kathy Fang

2. 5-minute Heirloom Tomato And Cucumber Toast

Kathy Fang, chef and owner of Fang restaurant in San Francisco, makes really damn good five-minute heirloom tomato and cucumber toast.

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

3. Savory Tomato Tart

Summery slices of heaven will keep you coming back for more.

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Broma Bakery

4. Heirloom Tomato Carpaccio

Eating a tomato in Tuscany is a heavenly experience. Bring that experience to your dinner table with this gorgeous five-minute recipe.

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What's Gaby Cooking

5. Heirloom Tomato Goat Cheese Salad

This salad is basically a vehicle for goat cheese. (And we’re not talking about a few crumbles, either.)

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

6. Everything Bagel Tomato Galettes

Shh—these everything "bagels" are made from store-bought pie crust.

7. Heirloom Tomato, Beet And Burrata Salad With Basil Oil

Quick tip from the pros: Fresh tomatoes always go well with burrata.

8. Late Summer Tomato And Shrimp Risotto

Easy and elegant. Plus a boatload of fresh Parmesan cheese.

9. Avocado Heirloom Toast With Balsamic Drizzle

The classic combo gets an upgrade with avocado.

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Foodie Crush

10. Heirloom Tomato Frico Cups

These Parmesan “cups” are not only easy to make; they’re also adorable.

11. Bourbon Caramelized Bacon And Heirloom Tomato Blt

Also included: fried eggs and smoked Gouda.

12. Caramelized Corn And Heirloom Tomato Galette

Made with herbed, roasted garlic goat cheese because this galette is savory, yo.

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

13. Eggs Baked In Tomatoes

We're guessing you already have both of the ingredients you need to make this recipe—ripe tomatoes and a carton of eggs. Hello, last-minute breakfast (or dinner).

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

14. The Best Damn Tomato Soup

Hint: roasting involved.

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

15. Grilled Cheese And Tomato Soup Casserole

Meet the remix of two old classics, sure to be a smash hit at the dinner table.

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Half Baked Harvest

16. Roasted Tomato Cheddar Tart With Ranch Seasoning

All the flavors of summer, please.

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What's Gaby Cooking

17. Peach Tomato Caprese Salads

It's basically summer on a plate.

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Broma Bakery

18. Heirloom Tomato Pesto Pan Pizza

This guy was built for the dinner table. (And Instagram.)

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Pinch of Yum

19. Summer Bliss Bowls With Sweet Potato Falafel And Jalapeño Ranch

With a hearty salad like this, what more could you ask for?

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Floating Kitchen

20. Savory Tomato Cobbler With Blue Cheese Biscuits

Turns out, cobblers aren’t only for dessert. This savory dish is a great way to showcase ripe tomatoes.

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Salt and Wind

21. Classic Caprese Salad Recipe

Few things are more satisfying than a plateful of ripe tomatoes and fresh mozzarella cheese.

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Damn Delicious

22. Tomato And Basil Pasta

Tomato and basil: The ultimate “it couple.”

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Gimme Some Oven

23. Heirloom Tomato And Peach Salad

Sweet, crunch and crispy, this salad is loaded with tons of fresh ingredients.

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