It’s officially tomato and cucumber season in New England! I love tomatoes and cucumbers as they are, but a little creativity in the kitchen never hurts. Here are some great recipes to use up the bounties from your gardens.
Bonus: many recipes will help you use up herbs, which seem to also be growing like crazy right now!
Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Cucumber Bites by Baker By Nature uses cucumbers and dill.
Jajakh from right here on White Coat Pink Apron is a cool cucumber yogurt soup with mint.
Pineapple Cucumber Salad by Mom On Time Out will help you also use up some cilantro.
You can’t go wrong with Tomato Cucumber Salad. This recipe is from Tastes Better From Scratch, and also uses basil.
Baked Parmesan Tomatoes by Homemade Hooplah will also help you use your oregano.
The Best Tomato Basil Soup uses by One Little Project uses…you guessed it…tomatoes and basil!
Finally, let’s just go back to basics. How To Make Tomato Sauce by Kitchn is the easiest way to save those tomatoes for later in the year.
What’s your favorite tomato or cucumber recipe?