It has been a good summer for my tomatoes. I have tomatoes everywhere. A lot of them are small but I have hundreds. We have given them away, canned them, frozen them and enjoyed eating tomato sandwiches almost every day for lunch. I still have tomatoes everywhere. So, I look for tomato recipes.
This summer when I began searching for new recipes, I found some unique ones. I hope that you will enjoy them as much as I have.
Recipe number one is something I love, black bean and corn salad. Of course, you can do almost anything with this recipe. Add chicken or steak, add other veggies or even add some fruit. Put this on a bed of lettuce and you have a great meal.
The second recipe is green tomato pie. This is a great lunch or brunch idea and you will really enjoy it. It’s prepared and tastes different than the tomato pie that you make with ripe tomatoes. Give it a try. Blanching the tomatoes makes them easy to peel. This pie freezes well, so make an extra while you’re at it.
The next recipe is scalloped tomatoes. It’s baked in the oven and has bacon, what could be better than that? You use bread cubes and saltine crackers to absorb some of the liquid and to give it body.
Our last recipe is something that will make you do a double take. It’s tomato gravy. This is so good that you will want it over and over. You serve it over chicken or fish. The heavy cream helps to thicken it.
Black Bean and Corn Salad
1 (15-Ounce) Can Black Beans, drained and rinsed 1 (11-Ounce) Can Golden Sweet Corn, drained 1 Tomato, chopped 2 Tablespoons Red Onion, chopped 3 Tablespoons Lemon Juice 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil Salt & Pepper to taste