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    The 25+ BEST Cherry Tomato Recipes

    Summer is at our doorstep. This is the time when most of your gardens are full of plump, juicy tomatoes in all beautiful colors. When it comes to cherry tomatoes, I might be one of their biggest fans. My love for these little cherry tomatoes shows in many of our GypsyPlate recipes.

    Cherry tomatoes are full of flavors, crunchy fresh, bursting with juices. They not only go great in salads but cooking with them produces one of the tastiest and best looking meals.

    We decided to make a list of all the great cherry tomato recipes you can make this season. They can be grape tomatoes, or cherry tomatoes, or cherry heirloom tomatoes or cherry tomatoes on the vine. All of them can go in any of these following recipes.

    The 25 BEST Cherry Tomato Recipes

    1. Cherry Tomato Confit (Under 30 Minutes)

    These deeply-flavored, luscious tomatoes are easy to make and are the perfect finishing touch for a number of dishes from breakfast to dinner.

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    2. Cherry Tomato Gratin

    This beautiful, light casserole couldn’t be any easier. Just a few minutes of your work can get you a dish that is a juicy burst of flavors and textures. Serve cherry tomatoes, gratin style..

    The 25 BEST Cherry Tomato Recipes - Cherry tomato gratin.

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    3. Cherry Tomato Basil Chicken

    This tomato basil chicken is easy, quick and tasty for busy weeknights. It’s sweet and tangy with fresh basil notes.

    The 25 BEST Cherry Tomato Recipes - Tomato basil chicken.

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    4. Steak Gorgonzola Flatbread

    This Steak Gorgonzola Flatbread not only looks gorgeous, it’s super fast. It’s a fun take on pizza and is loaded with mushrooms, cherry tomatoes and arugula.

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    5. Baked Feta with Summer Vegetables

    Introducing: Heavenly Baked Feta Medley – cheese like you’ve never known before! Get ready for a game-changer appetizer for your next get together!

    Have you ever wondered what pure joy tastes like? Look no further than this sensationally creamy, astonishingly flavorful, Baked Feta!

    Baked Feta with Summer Vegetables

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    6. Sicilian Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes

    Sicilian Pasta – If you’ve been on the lookout for a tasty new pasta recipe, here it is! This Sicilian Pasta is bursting with flavor from mixed olives, capers, artichoke hearts, cherry tomatoes and some great flavor enhancers!

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    7. Mediterranean Fish with cherry Tomatoes and Olive Tapenade

    This gourmet fish dish is topped with a quick tapenade of cherry tomatoes along with olives, capers and fresh herbs. Healthy and low carb, its Mediterranean perfection.

    The 25 BEST Cherry Tomato Recipes - Mediterranean fish.

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    8. Chicken Provençal (Poulet à la Provençal)

    This chicken is braised with wine, olives and cherry tomatoes on the vine, lots of garlic and herbs. It can be a centerpiece of any Provençal table. Good news, it’s simple and easy, yet stunning.

    The 25 BEST Cherry Tomato Recipes - Chicken provencal.

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    9. Salmon Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes and Asparagus

    This Salmon Pasta is absolutely divine, loaded with amazing flavors that come from perfectly roasted salmon. It’s creamy salmon pasta, yet not totally drenched in fat and cream, but full of comforting flavors.

    You will find chunky, flaky perfectly seasoned and cooked salmon pieces generously scattered over ziti, with cherry tomatoes and asparagus in a delicious creamy garlicky sauce.

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    10. Mediterranean Zucchini Boats

    Feast your eyes on this beautiful platter of stuffed zucchini. These are a light, fresh alternatives to heavily cheese laden ones. Great Mediterranean flavors topped with cherry tomatoes, feta and pine nuts.

    The 25 BEST Cherry Tomato Recipes - Mediterranean zucchini boats.

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    11. Pesto Bruschetta Chicken

    Simple humble chicken breast can look stunningly gorgeous with different colored cherry tomatoes. This cherry tomato recipe tastes equally as delicious as its looks.

    The 25 BEST Cherry Tomato Recipes - Pesto bruschetta chicken.

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    12. Scallop Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes

    This Scallop Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes is one of our favorite new recipes. It’s super quick and easy, in about 20 minutes you have a restaurant quality meal on your table.

    This elegant dish is sure to impress guests, but it’s so quick to whip up it’s even great for busy weeknights.

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    13. Mediterranean Omelette

    Add some Mediterranean flair to your breakfast rotation with this easy and tasty Mediterranean Omelette! Beautiful in its simplicity and fresh flavors, this is a breakfast you’ll keep coming back to.

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    14. Shrimp Foil Packets with Summer Veggies

    We’re giving you a great summer dinner idea that is quick to prepare, with easy clean up later. Plus, it’s fun to eat with your friends and family. 

    These Shrimp Foil Packets are a delicious healthy-ish meal with all your favorite summer veggies. Ready in just 12 minutes on your grill, campfire or even in the oven, this is great meal prep for all your future camp outs, Sunday cookouts, or simply great weeknight dinners.

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    15. Welsh Rarebit with Roasted Tomatoes

    This is a British classic. You are all set if you have this pile of cheesy goodness on some nicely toasted bread along with vine ripe roasted cherry tomatoes. It’s their famous breakfast but it can be your snack anytime.

    The 25 BEST Cherry Tomato Recipes - Welsh rarebit.

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    16. Succotash

    This summer make use of two summer bounties… Corn and tomatoes. Succotash might be one of the oldest classic side dishes of all. Cherry tomatoes add all the freshness and color to the dish.

    The 25 BEST Cherry Tomato Recipes - Succotash.

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    17. Farro Salad with Roasted Vegetables

    This Farro Salad with Roasted Vegetables is one of my new favorite light meals. It’s so refreshing, a perfect alternative to those summer burgers.. If you are looking for a great summer salad idea, this is it!! Its loaded with roasted veggies and pretty cherry tomatoes.

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    18. Cucumber Avocado Cherry Tomato Salad with Pesto

    This Cherry Tomato Salad is full of delicious add-ons like mozzarella, cucumber and fresh basil pesto. This is a side dish you can whip up in no time. Summer time deliciousness…

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    19. Rainbow Pasta Salad

    This rainbow pasta salad is quick, easy and very colorful. Packed with lots of goodies, it’s a perfect contender for potlucks and parties. Those pretty cherry tomatoes make it look so irresistible.

    The 25 BEST Cherry Tomato Recipes - Rainbow pasta salad.

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    20. Israeli Couscous Salad with Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette

    This pearl couscous salad had all the Mediterranean staples and more. When you take that platter to any table, this salad can easily become the center piece and will finish off in no time. The more colors of cherry tomatoes, the prettier it will look…

    The 25 BEST Cherry Tomato Recipes - Israeli couscous salad.

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    21. Clam Linguine (Linguine alle Vongole)

    This Clam Linguine is a gorgeous, yet light, pasta in a lemony, garlicky wine sauce. This is one of those dishes that is easy enough for any weeknight, yet impressive enough for special occasions.

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    22. Loaded Layered Hummus Dip

    This loaded hummus dip recipe is perfect for potlucks or summer get togethers. Dress up your hummus like never before… Get that scooping going with this beautiful, bright and colorful Layered Hummus Dip. This luscious loaded hummus is perfect for your party or potluck appetizer.

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    23. Antipasto Salad

    Antipasto Salad… The salad that is fit to be an any time meal. This bright and colorful salad is a great no-cook recipe that can be a wow worthy side dish, or stand alone main. 

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    24. Mediterranean Flatbread

    This Mediterranean Flatbread not only looks gorgeous, it’s super fast, like 15 minutes fast. It’s a fun take on pizza and is loaded with fresh and healthy ingredients.

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    25. Pasta alla Norma With Canned Cherry Tomatoes

    Pasta alla Norma is a famous Sicilian dish with a chunky, herb infused eggplant and tomato sauce. And it’s just too good!

    It’s a light, meatless pasta meal, yet the firm, buttery eggplant gives it a heartiness that will keep your appetite satisfied.

    Pasta alla Norma With Canned Cherry Tomatoes

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    26. Cowboy Caviar

    Cowboy Caviar is a tasty and fun dip or salad full of fresh veggies and hearty beans. It’s a perfect party appetizer, or make ahead lunch.

    Cowboy Caviar

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    27. Greek Salad (Horiatiki)

    This traditional Greek Salad recipe, known to the locals as Horiatiki, is one of our summertime favorites!

    Crisp cucumbers, sweet cherry tomatoes, red onions, briny olives and capers, creamy feta, and a simple herb dressing. That’s all it takes. And the results are top notch.

    Greek Salad (Horiatiki)

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    With so many great and easy cherry tomato recipes, you have plenty to cook with your garden produce this summer.

    Pin or bookmark this page so they are just a click away when you get your hands on the season’s plumpest, juiciest tomatoes.

    Cherry tomatoes don’t have their place only in a salad bowl. Play with them with these great recipes. Let us know which one you tried first… 🙂

    Check out these other great recipe collections!
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    The 25+ BEST Cherry Tomato Recipes

    Yield: 4 servings
    Prep Time: 10 minutes
    Cook Time: 25 minutes
    Total Time: 35 minutes

    Celebrate summer with this collection of the 25 BEST cherry tomato recipes from around the internet. For a quick and easy side or appetizer, try this roasted cherry tomato recipe.


    • 16 oz cherry tomatoes, halved
    • 2 Tbsp olive oil
    • 1 garlic clove, minced
    • 2 Tbsp fresh herbs (basil, oregano and parsley), finely diced
    • Salt and pepper to taste


    1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
    2. Toss cherry tomato halves with olive oil, salt and pepper in a bowl.
    3. Spread cherry tomato mixture on a lightly greased baking sheet.
    4. Bake in preheated oven for 25 minutes.
    5. Garish with fresh herbs.
    Nutrition Information
    Yield 4 Serving Size 1
    Amount Per Serving Calories 82Total Fat 7gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 6gCholesterol 0mgSodium 80mgCarbohydrates 5gFiber 1gSugar 3gProtein 1g

    Nutrition information calculated by Nutritionix.

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