The 7 Delicious Tomato Recipes To Spice Up Your Dinner
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Tomatoes are a tasty and healthy food! These bright red fruits are packed with lots of nutrients, like vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. They're so versatile—you can add them to curries, dals, raitas, chutneys, and more. Their tangy flavour makes any dish more delicious. The options are endless! Tomatoes are easy to find year-round. Add them to your favourite meals or try new recipes. Their colour, nutrition and flavour improve any cuisine.   

With these seven simple recipes, you can enjoy the best of cooking and the versatility of tomatoes any night of the week.   

Tomato Rice  

Craving an easy, tasty rice dish? Try this tomato rice from Tamil Nadu. Chop up tomatoes, onions, ginger, garlic, chilies, mint, and cilantro. Throw it all in a pressure cooker with rice, water, and spices. Cook until fluffy perfection. The rice soaks up the tomatoey flavours for a simple one-pot meal. Serve with a cooling raita and enjoy this comforting rice anytime.  

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Tomato Curry  

Try this tasty vegan tomato curry recipe. Made with fresh, ripe tomatoes and coconut milk. Simply spiced and full of flavor. To make a delicious tomato curry, first blend tomatoes, coconut, garlic, spices, and onions into a smooth paste. Then, in a pan, sauté mustard seeds, cumin, onions, curry leaves, and chilies. Add the tomato paste and simmer until the oil separates. Finish with chopped coriander for a vibrant taste, and serve it over rice or with warm naan bread.  

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Roasted Tomato Soup  

Make this simple, tasty tomato soup in half an hour. 5 ingredients, 5 minutes of prep. Yummy bowl of cosy goodness. Take 5 to 6 large, ripe tomatoes and slice them. Add some chopped garlic, olive oil, black pepper, sugar, and salt. Roast the tomatoes and garlic until softened and golden. Blend the roasted tomatoes and garlic into a smooth soup with some warm water. Add more water if needed. Garnish with herbs or cheese and serve this bright, flavorful roasted tomato soup with bread.   

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Tomato Biryani  

This tomato biryani is one-pot magic. Just toss rice, tomatoes, potatoes, peas, and spices in a single pot and let it all simmer into an aromatic feast. Sauté onions, ginger, garlic, green chilies, and warm spices like cinnamon and cardamom. Add turmeric, chilli powder, coriander, and garam masala for a complex flavour. The rice soaks up the saucy tomato-veggie mixture as it cooks. Finish with coconut milk, cilantro, and mint for freshness. Simple ingredients meld into incredible, vibrant flavours with little effort in this simplified biryani.  

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Tomato Bruschetta   

The fresh summer tomatoes and crispy bread are what really make this bruschetta shine. Just slice up some ripe tomatoes, toss with garlic, basil, and olive oil, then spoon over toasted bread. With its fresh flavours and simple preparation, this snack will be a hit at any warm weather party. First, chop a tomato and some basil leaves. Add minced garlic, black pepper, salt, and olive oil. Mix well and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Next, slice a baguette. Toast the bread until lightly browned on both sides. Rub it with garlic. Finally, top the toasts with the tomato mixture. Enjoy this simple, fresh bruschetta! 

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Tomato Upma  

The tomatoes and spices pack a lot of flavour into this tasty dish that's ready in a jiffy. Let's make a flavorful and tasty tomato upma. Roast one cup of semolina until crisp and fragrant. Then sauté spices like mustard, cumin, urad and chana dal in ghee. Next, fry onions, ginger, curry leaves, and tomatoes. Add water, salt, and roasted semolina. Stir quickly to prevent lumps. Cover and steam until soft. Finish with chopped coriander and a drizzle of ghee.    

Tomato and Cheese Sandwich  

A delicious tomato grilled cheese in just 15 minutes? Yes, please! Simply slice a ripe tomato into thin pieces and set aside. Butter your bread, pile on 3–4 tomato slices, and sprinkle with herbs, pepper, and chilli flakes if you like heat. Top with more bread and melt butter in a skillet. Press the sandwich down until the bread is golden brown, then flip and repeat. In just a few easy steps, you'll have mouthwatering grilled cheese with juicy tomatoes ready to savor. This quick and easy sandwich makes the perfect meal or snack with just a few simple ingredients.