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You’ve Never Thought to Use Tomatoes Like This Before

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Think tomatoes are just good for pasta sauce? Think again. Tomatoes are a versatile fruit that can add flavor to many different kinds of recipes. Check out these ideas:

Cornbread Salad

A hearty side dish for a potluck dinner, this salad includes cornbread, tomatoes, bell pepper and onion mixed together with a dressing. Liven it up with bacon, pickles, beans or cheese. Try this a good basic recipe.

Herbed Tuna in Tomatoes

Heard of stuffed peppers? This recipe borrows from the same concept. Hollow out some large tomatoes and add in tuna, capers, parsley leaves and lemon juice for a tasty and healthy meal.

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Tomato, Feta and Watermelon Skewers

Tomatoes’ tart acidity pairs great with cool, refreshing watermelon. This recipe from Southern Living takes about an hour and is a sweet, healthy treat that combines a bunch of flavors.

Anchovy Tomato Toast

Tomatoes pair well with warm bread, and their juiciness balances the saltiness of the anchovies. Add some garlic, spinich and cheese to make these delicious appetizers.

Peach-Tomato Salsa

Offer guests a fresh take on chips and dip with this easy-to-make peach-tomato salsa. Serve with tortilla chips or use it as a topping for grilled chicken or fish.

Chelsea Adams

Chelsea Adams

A former newspaper journalist, Chelsea Adams is a freelance writer specializing in health, wellness and lifestyles topics. A native Tennessean, she makes her home in Kansas with her husband and two daughters. Learn more about her transition from the mountains to the prairie at http://wichitawesome.blogspot.com.

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Chelsea Adams

A former newspaper journalist, Chelsea Adams is a freelance writer specializing in health, wellness and lifestyles topics. A native Tennessean, she makes her home in Kansas with her husband and two daughters. Learn more about her transition from the mountains to the prairie at http://wichitawesome.blogspot.com.

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