How to make use of all tomatoes? Here are some tips


Everyone uses tomatoes in their own way. You may be preparing various tomato salads over and over, and someone is probably doing ketchup all the time. But you can also try non-traditional ways plus you will not need to throw out a single tomato this year. Try great roasted tomatoes or prepare tomato pesto for your pasta. Tomatoes are not just for salads!

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Baked tomatoes stuffed with cottage cheese

This is a very simple recipe and you will have a tasty dish in no time. This dish is also very convenient when you watch your weight! All you need is 8 tomatoes . Cut the tops where the stem was, and remove all the flesh using a spoon. Cut the flesh and mix with 300 g of cottage cheese , 2 pressed cloves of garlic, chopped herbs (parsley or basil), 4 tablespoons of grated Parmesan cheese and salt and pepper . Fill your tomatoes with the mixture, replace the cut tops and bake for 5 minutes.

Tomato pesto

Tomatoes and pasta go hand in hand, but if you want to prepare pesto out of tomatoes that will last you until the next year, try the following recipe. Cook 400 g tomatoes in water with 10 tablespoons of vinegar . Peel the tomatoes, return them back to the water where you cooked them, and add 4 tablespoons of pine nuts . Make a puree out of them and add 4 cloves of crushed-pressed garlic and 4 tablespoons of grated Parmesan cheese . Season with herbs and fill the mixture into small glasses. Pour olive oil over, cap the glasses tightly and store them in a cool and dark place.

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Tomato soup

Tomato soup is a great way how to make use of a fairly large amount of tomatoes. Dice 1 onion and add two cloves of crushed garlic and 400 g of peeled tomatoes . Fry them briefly and then pour in 500 ml of vegetable broth . Add salt and pepper and cook for 20 minutes. When you are done blend it well. Serve with a spoonful of sour cream garnished with chopped basil.

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Radek Štěpán

Gardening is my hobby, I have a lot of experience and I am happy to share it.


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