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Easy cherry tomato recipes

Published: April 9, 2021 at 10:41 am
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Make the most of vibrant cherry tomatoes with our easy recipes, from rich pasta dishes to simple traybakes

Looking to use a glut of fresh cherry tomatoes? Want the best pasta recipes or an easy traybake recipe? See our ideas below, plus the best tomato recipes and our tinned tomatoes taste test for more inspiration.


Cherry tomato recipes

Tomato tarte tatin

Encase juicy cherry tomatoes in crisp, golden pastry to make this showstopping savoury version of the classic French tarte tatin.

Tomato Tarte Tatin Recipe

Casarecce pasta with cherry tomato sauce

This vegan casarecce with raw cherry tomato sauce is super-simple and only takes 15 minutes to make. Casarecce is a twisted short pasta that retains a good bite, perfect for basic pasta dishes.

Vegan Casarecce Pasta With Raw Tomato Sauce

Baked feta with cherry tomatoes and garlic toast

This recipe for baked feta with plump cherry tomatoes and garlic toast is quick and easy to make, vegetarian and comes in under 500 calories.

Baked feta with cherry tomatoes and garlic toast

Cod, cherry tomato and green olive traybake

This recipe for a cod, cherry tomato and green olive traybake is so quick and easy to prepare, but looks impressive when you pull it out of the oven. Serve with a big bowl of buttered orzo.

Cod, cherry tomato and green olive tray roast

Gluten-free fusilli with salami and cherry tomatoes

Try our easy gluten-free fusilli pasta dish with salami and cherry tomatoes. This recipe is a super-quick midweek meal for two.

Gluten-free fusilli with salami and cherry tomatoes

Roasted cherry tomatoes

Check out our vibrant cherry tomato traybake recipe roasted in olive oil. Serve this warm, smooshed onto big hunks of crusty sourdough (also great for dipping into the infused oil).

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

Confit hake, cherry tomatoes and garlic

Learn how to use this classic French cooking technique in a few simple steps to guarantee soft, flaky fish every time. Don’t use expensive extra virgin olive oil for this – a cheaper, milder olive oil will work best.

Confit Hake Recipe with Cherry Tomatoes and Garlic

Lemon, spinach and cherry tomato pilaf

Packed with subtle perfume flavours and zesty preserved lemons, this vegan pilaf is a hearty all-in-one midweek meal for the family to enjoy.

Spinach Rice Pilaf Recipe with Tomatoes and Lemon

Ricotta toast with kale and cherry tomatoes

This recipe for ricotta toast with kale and cherry tomatoes makes a great 10-minute meal for one. It's veggie and low in calories, so ticks a lot of the midweek boxes.

ricotta kale tomato toasts

Cheddar and spring onion risotto with balsamic tomatoes

Try our creamy risotto oozing with mature cheddar cheese and topped with pan-fried cherry tomatoes. This comforting recipe is bursting with beautiful flavours.

Risotto with Cheddar Cheese Recipe with Balsamic Tomatoes and Onions

Vegetable omelette

Jazz your omelette up with plenty of grated courgette, kale, peas and chilli flakes, then serve alongside cherry tomatoes dressed simply with white wine vinegar.

Veg-packed omelette

Tomato salsa

Make your homemade salsa smoky with chargrilled tomatoes and jalapeño chillies, then serve in big bowls with plenty of tortilla chips for dunking.

Tomato Salsa

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