September 7–12, 2020: 5 Ways to Enjoy Tomatoes This Week

The season of recipes from the garden is upon us! Tomatoes, red and tasty, are at their peak ripeness right now and are showcased in many recipes. Here are five ways to spotlight the garden star at mealtime.

Monday: Heirloom Tomato Tart

Make the most of Labour Dayand get cooking! This superb tart is incomparable: the baked tomatoes release a sweet aroma that pairs wonderfully with the garlic. After a few bites, you’ll think you’re in the south of France.

Tuesday: Chicken Drumsticks with Tomatoes and Lentils

Thisrecipe cooks perfectly in your Dutch oven. Simmer all the ingredients together for a complete and satisfying meal. The tomatoes and squash pair beautifully with the lentils and chicken. A recipe that changes up your weekday dinners!

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Wednesday: Harvest Vegetable Naan Bread

Vegetables, lemon, basil…this perfect trio of flavours work well with cherry tomatoes. Top naan bread with this autumnal mix for a quick and easy pizza. Bonus: it’s full of vitamins!

Thursday: Fried Green Tomatoes with Paprika

Dip Got a few tomatoes that haven’t yet ripened? Grab them for this recipe! Slice them into rounds and fry them, paired with a lightly spiced yogurt sauce.

Friday: Ziti with Tomatoes and Roasted Bell Peppers

Plum tomatoes and pasta are a match made in heaven. In this dish they shine alongside roasted red peppers and pitted olives. This recipe calls for canned tomatoes, but they can be replaced with fresh tomatoes if your garden has an abundance of them.