8 Things you can do with garden tomatoes

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV)- If your tomato plants are bursting with fruit chances are you don’t know what to do with all of those buckets of produce.  You may be giving them away or doing a lot of canning!  Here’s eight ideas for your garden tomatoes.

1. We love this gorgeous caprese salad!  Simple fresh ingredients make a delicious dish.

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2. Yum! A fresh breakfast twist with cherry tomatoes, eggs and spinach.

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3. A true taste of Summer: chips, guacamole and fresh salsa.

RECIPE: Fresh salsa and guacamole 

4. An awesome open face sandwich stuffed with veggies piled high on a portabella cap.

5. Fresh bruschetta with garden tomatoes, olives, yellow peppers and fresh herbs.

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#bruschetta #summerfood #gardentomatoes #crunchybagett

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6. Bulging BLT’s! Nothing tastes better than fresh tomatoes on a BLT. Add avocado for a creamy twist.

No..10 my #gardentomatoes challenge classic #blat

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7. Satisfying Summer pasta.  Toss spinach, tomatoes and fresh basil with hot pasta & EVOO.

8.  Save em’ for later!  Learn to can and make salsa, tomato juice or fresh sauce.

Article: Six helpful tips to start canning


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