3 Summer Recipes Featuring Juicy Cherry Tomatoes

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Roasted Tomato Ricotta Crostini
Cherry tomatoes are growing in full swing in Michigan. These juicy fruits come in many colors and varieties, but all have a few things in common – they’re all packed in lycopene, vitamins A and C and fiber. Cherry tomatoes taste most sweet at their peak summer ripeness, so it’s best to take advantage of them at this stage – from eating them straight off the vine to using them in refreshing summer recipes. Here are a few recipes to start with:
Roasted Tomato Ricotta Crostini
This colorful appetizer is full of flavor and nutrients. The creamy and light ricotta is contrasted with flavor-bursting roasted cherry tomatoes and herbs. This dish comes together in 30 minutes or less and requires no complicated tools or ingredients.
Seared Crispy Halibut with Cherry Tomato Piccata
Elevate any summer evening with this refreshing recipe. This recipe features lightly pan-seared halibut that has a crispy edge without frying. The zesty and refreshing piccata is a perfect accompaniment for the firm yet flaky fish.
Creamy Tomato Orzo
This one-pan recipe comes together in 30 minutes and is perfect for a summer weeknight. It’s loaded with veggies like cherry tomatoes, sundried tomatoes spinach. Serve this creamy dis alongside grilled chicken or meat or on its own.
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