15 Tastiest Heirloom Tomato Recipes Slideshow

A delicious grilled pizza, a refreshing gazpacho, interesting salads, and more

Grilled Heirloom Tomato and Pesto Pizzas

Whole Foods Market

Make use of a variety of heirloom tomatoes in different colors and sizes for a stunning visual presentation and a great mix of flavors.

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Roasted Heirloom Tomato Butter with Thyme

Whole Foods Market

This compound butter is fantastic on just about anything, from grilled meats and fish to roasted vegetables.

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Couscous-Filled Heirloom Tomatoes

Whole Foods Market

This is an heirloom tomato dish that can be easily turned into a light meal, served with a chilled soup or salad on the side.

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Crispy-Crumbed Baked Tomatoes with Pecans and Parmesan

Miriam Rubin

Miriam Rubin, author of TOMATOES, shares a fantastic tomato recipe that can work either as a side dish, a fantastic starter, or even a vegetarian main.

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Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho

Jennifer Fontaine

How do you improve on a classic? Jennifer Fontaine proposes using heirloom tomatoes to bring complex flavors to this popular Spanish chilled soup recipe.

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Heirloom Tomato and Avocado Wheat Berry Salad

Vicky Cohen and Ruth Fox

Vicky Cohen and Ruth Fox, authors of the blog May I Have That Recipe? have another winner on their hands with their tasty (and healthy) salad that's worthy of a meal.

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Pasta Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes

Viviane Bauquet Farre

Viviane Bauquet Farre, author of Food and Style, jazzes up a summertime favorite with heirloom tomatoes, feta, and aged balsamic vinegar with spectacular results.

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Heirloom Tomato Pico de Gallo

Catherine McCord

Looking for something bright and flavorful to liven up, say, a boring old grilled chicken breast? Try this recipe from Catherine McCord.

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Heirloom Tomato Salad

Jennifer Davick

When you have the best tomatoes, sometimes you don't want to mess with them too much. Such was the thought process behind this great recipe from Rebecca Lang, author of Around the Southern Table.

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Heirloom Tomatoes with Cilantro and Mint

Andrew Zuckerman

Kim Kushner, author of the cookbook The Modern Menu, has a secret ingredient in this recipe that really brings out the natural flavor of ripe heirloom tomatoes.

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Heirloom Tomato Bread Salad

Catherine McCord

Beautiful to look at and easy to make, Catherine McCord's take on an Italian classic, panzanella, can't be missed.

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Heirloom Tomato Butter with Tarragon

Whole Foods Market

The licorice flavor of fresh tarragon plays well with the sweetness of ripe heirloom tomatoes in this compound butter recipe.

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Heirloom Tomato Caprese

Terrapin Restaurant

What heirloom tomato roundup would be complete without a caprese salad? Josh Kroner, executive chef and owner of the award-winning Terrapin Restaurant located in upstate New York, offers his delicious take with a more "salad-like" feel than the traditional version.

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Heirloom Tomato and Avocado Salad

Viviane Bauquet Farre

Farre drizzles a "spunky cilantro vinaigrette" on this delicious medley of baby arugula, ripe avocados, and mixed heirloom tomatoes.

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Tomatoes with Buttermilk-Black Pepper Dressing

Miriam Rubin

Rubin shares a creative salad recipe that you'll want to make over and over again.

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