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Zippy Turkey Zoodles

Eating healthy doesn't mean sacrificing flavor—and these spiced-up zoodles prove it. If you don't have a spiralizer, simply slice the zucchini julienne-style. —Elizabeth Bramkamp, Gig Harbor, Washington

Easy Caribbean Chicken

4 reviews

This is a very simple recipe that uses easy-to-find ingredients. Serve with some steamed vegetables for a complete meal. Use...


Chicken Breast with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

1 review

Sun-dried tomatoes provide intense flavor in this delightful chicken entree. If you have all the ingredients for this dish ready...


Breakfast Bruschetta

My family loves bruschetta, so why not have it for breakfast? This gives us a healthy start to the morning,...


Turkey Florentine Sandwiches

Upgrade a lunchtime classic into a dinnertime feast with a few fancy yet simple tweaks. —Karel Reynolds, Rutherfordton, North Carolina

Tomato-Mushroom Bow Tie Pasta

"With fresh mushrooms, plum tomatoes and herbs to spice up its flavor, this dish tastes like summertime to me," says...


Asparagus Tomato Stir-Fry

2 reviews

The recipe for this pretty medley comes from Elizabeth MacAulay in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. "Last spring, when asparagus was...

Layered Taco Salad

1 review

I invented this taco salad to make my kids happy. Make it with ground beef, ground turkey or ground chicken...


Scalloped Basil Tomatoes

If your garden is flooded with tomatoes, be sure to try this scrumptious baked side dish from Edna Apostol of...


Tomato and Green Pepper Omelet

Fresh green pepper, onion and tomato give this savory omelet garden-fresh flavors. You can easily vary it based on the...


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Italian Herb-Lentil Patties with Mozzarella

My family has requested this meatless recipe over and over again. It is simple to prepare and even meat lovers...

Scrambled Egg Pockets

1 review

We used a simple homemade pizza dough to make these protein- and fiber-packed egg pockets, but a store-bought dough works,...


Linguine with Edamame and Tomatoes for 2

Featuring garden-fresh basil, cherry tomatoes, and edamame, this bright and hearty dish is a marvelous meatless meal any weeknight. —Diana...


Sweet Pepper Sandwiches

1 review

We love this recipe because it's easy and vegetarian. Family members assemble their own sandwiches to their liking. -Cara Neth...


Chicken in Tomato-Basil Cream Sauce

17 reviews

This recipe was inspired by all our fresh garden tomatoes and herbs. In summer, I grill the chicken with some...


Veggie-Topped Polenta Slices

3 reviews

This amazing side dish recipe came from a stroke of genius when I didn't have many ingredients on hand. —Jenn...

Egg and Tomato Scramble

1 review

The recipe for Egg and Tomato Scramble comes from Ilva Jasica of St. Joseph, Michigan. "My mother used to make...


Linguine with Edamame and Tomatoes

8 reviews

Featuring garden-fresh basil, cherry tomatoes, and edamame, this bright and hearty dish is a marvelous meatless meal any weeknight. —Diana...


Fettuccine with Mushrooms and Tomatoes

2 reviews

To perk up a plate of fettuccine, Phyllis Schmalz Eismann of Kansas City, Kansas gets saucy with mushrooms. “I can...


Contest-Winning Fried Green Tomatoes

8 reviews

A quick and easy homemade salsa makes a mouthwatering addition to these fried tomatoes. The golden coating is so crispy,...


Four-Cheese Baked Ziti

2 reviews

Diane Nemitz of Ludington, Michigan writes, “A day without pasta is a like a day without sunshine!” Beefed up with...


Scallops with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

A half-hour is all you need for this delightful stir-fry from Jennifer Warzynak. The Erie, Pennsylvania cook combines scallops with...


Tomato-Poached Halibut

1 review

My halibut with a burst of lemon comes together in one pan and stays super moist. Try it with polenta,...


Chicken Tacos with Avocado Salsa

15 reviews

A few people in my family have special dietary needs, but luckily, these chicken tacos work for all of us....

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Cabbage Roll Skillet

9 reviews

Have a happy helping of this quicker take on something our grandmothers would make. We serve it over brown rice....


Zucchini Tomato Salad

Fresh-tasting tomatoes, zucchini, green pepper and onion are seasoned with garlic and parsley in this quick side dish that's served...


Fried Green Tomato Stacks

This dish is for lovers of red and green tomatoes. When I ran across the recipe, I just had to...


Sun-Dried Tomato Turkey Burgers

3 reviews

This recipe always brings back memories of my mom’s homemade sun-dried tomatoes in the summer. I’ve prepared the burgers with...


Chicken Patties with Roasted Tomato Salsa

“Bold and zesty tomato salsa perks up these moist and tender chicken patties. Great for lunch or dinner, this recipe...