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Vegan Quinoa Salad

2 reviews

Toasting the grain before it simmers isn't essential, but it does add a pleasant nuttiness to the flavor of this vegan quinoa salad. Mix and match whatever fresh herbs and veggies you have on hand. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Cheesy Bruschetta Spread

6 reviews

Every bite of this cheesy dip delivers tons of flavor. I have been asked over and over again for the...


Sweet Corn-Tomato Salad

3 reviews

I always make this for family events and parties. It reminds me of all the fun barbecues and picnics over...


Asparagus & Snap Pea Salad

1 review

Perfect for when you're expecting a large number of guests for dinner, this salad boasts springtime flavors. It's usually the...


Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes

I FOUND that beans, basil and tomatoes make a very tasty combination of flavors, especially in summer, when all these...

Grilled Cherry Tomatoes

2 reviews

This tasty side dish is seasoned with herbs and butter. Just tuck the foil packet beside any meat you happen...


Mini Mixed Salads in Crispy Wontons

It's a salad and an appetizer all rolled into one bite-sized offering! Serve these snacks for your next get-together or...

Tomato and Corn Cheesy Pastry Bites

2 reviews

Local veggies and herbs have a magical knack for inspiring me to cook. After my CSA box arrived, I used...


Triple Tomato Flatbread

8 reviews

Tomatoes are the reason I have a vegetable garden, and I developed this recipe as a way to show off...


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...


Grilled Mediterranean Eggplant & Tomato Salad

A friend of mine served a delicious grilled eggplant salad when she had me over for dinner, and I was...

Two-Tomato Pasta

2 reviews

Plum and cherry tomatoes are put to delicious use in this breezy pasta combination. “This is my favorite summer pasta...


Caprese Tomato Bites

8 reviews

I love the classic combination of tomatoes, mozzarella and basil in these bite-size appetizers. The juicy explosion you get when...


Grilled Summer Vegetable Medley

5 reviews

This side dish is our favorite way to fix summer vegetables. Cleanup is a breeze because it cooks in foil....


Green Beans with Tomatoes & Basil

8 reviews

Here’s a fast and easy way to dress up fresh green beans. Basil adds bright flavor, while lemon juice and...


Makeover Italian Pasta Salad

3 reviews

Here’s the perfect side dish for summer picnics or fall potlucks—and no one would ever guess that it’s been slimmed...

Cheese Tortellini with Tomatoes and Corn

32 reviews

Fresh corn and basil make this dish taste like summer. I think it's a good one for bringing to picnics...


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Balsamic Green Bean Salad

59 reviews

Serve up those green beans in a whole new way–with a green bean salad recipe! The tangy flavors and crunch...


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...


Summer Garden Couscous Salad

24 reviews

This couscous salad makes the most of summer's bounty. I used to prepare it with a mayonnaise dressing, but lightened...


Green Bean and Tomato Salad

Crisp-tender green beans are paired with cherry tomatoes and seasoned with onion, celery and lemon in this refreshing side dish....


Herb-Roasted Olives & Tomatoes

1 review

Eat these roasted veggies with a crunchy baguette or a couple of cheeses. You can also double, or triple, the...


Sauteed Corn with Tomatoes & Basil

3 reviews

“We harvest the veggies and basil from our backyard garden just minutes before fixing this recipe! It’s so fresh and...


Green Bean-Cherry Tomato Salad

1 review

My grandmother made a cold green bean salad with potatoes for every family barbecue. Now I bring my own version...

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Cherry Tomato & Basil Focaccia

3 reviews

When I had 80 pounds of tomatoes, I got creative incorporating them into meals. Sometimes I slice this loaf into...


Yellow Squash and Tomatoes

6 reviews

Kathy Smith of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania writes of her Yellow Squash and Tomatoes, “Don't be fooled by the simplicity; this is...


Roasted Asparagus & Tomatoes

2 reviews

I have a habit of buying too much asparagus when it’s in season, but it doesn't go to waste! I...


Warm Garbanzo & Tomato Salad

I created this salad on a whim while on a trip with friends. We put together a bunch of ingredients...


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Roasted Italian Green Beans & Tomatoes

3 reviews

When you roast green beans and tomatoes, their flavors really shine through. The vibrant colors light up a table. What...


Tomato Vegetable Pasta Salad

2 reviews

Chock-full of garden-fresh goodness and veggies, this fresh-tasting side dish is colorful, refreshing and goes together in minutes! It makes...