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Share your RECIPE that uses lots of GRAPE TOMATOES

abasketabasket 22130 replies936 threads Senior Member
I have oodles- and oodles. I have done all the typical things like make sauce, make tomato jam, make salsa, shakshuka, etc. I'm looking for your favorite RECIPE that will present grape or sun sugar (the little yellow ones) in a dish. Could be pasta, could be chicken, etc.

End of September and my plants are still producing!
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  • garlandgarland 16670 replies206 threads Senior Member
    Mark Bittman's Green Beans, uses a bunch of grape tomatoes.

    https://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/7576-green-beans-and-tomatoes

    Possibly my favorite summer food--we eat these all summer long, a couple times a week (we get a LOT of gb's and tomatoes!)

    Also my 22 month old GD eats these off the vine all day--I could send her over if it would help! :)
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  • abasketabasket 22130 replies936 threads Senior Member
    Thank you! Sending over your toddler granddaughter will probably top anything offered up! LOL.

    The green beans are interesting with that many tomatoes.

    The caprese is a good idea except I'm eating the regular tomatoes that way a lot!

    I have some burrata in the refrigerator - maybe I'll do a sheet pan dinner with chicken, the tomatoes, some other veggies and then top with some burrata. And serve over a side of pasta.
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  • mathmommathmom 33362 replies163 threads Senior Member
    Oven-dried Tomatoes, the Ottolenghi way

    (from Ottolenghi: The Cookbook)

    These are great on baguettes or sour dough, or stick them in yogurt or labneh for a dip. Or put them in a jar and keep them for weeks.

    16 large, ripe plum tomatoes, cut into halves lengthwise

    2 tbsp muscovado sugar

    2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

    2 tbsp balsamic vinegar

    Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Arrange tomato halves on a baking tray, skin-side down and sprinkle with the sugar, olive oil, vinegar and several grinds of salt and pepper. Place in the oven and bake for 2 hours or until tomatoes have lost most of their moisture.
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  • Nrdsb4Nrdsb4 18267 replies165 threads Senior Member
    I posted this in the cooking while staying home thread:

    I tried a one dish salmon meal D2 recommended to me. It was delicious.

    Changes I made: Instead of heavy cream, I used coconut cream (DH is becoming increasingly dairy sensitive). I also used a lot more spinach and tomatoes. This was easy and DH loved it. The coconut cream did not make the dish taste like coconut. DH didn't even know I'd made a substitution.

    https://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a58412/tuscan-butter-salmon-recipe/
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  • Nrdsb4Nrdsb4 18267 replies165 threads Senior Member
    edited September 27
    One pan shrimp and pasta:

    I used a lot more tomatoes than called for in the recipe.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqZ0V2JGhJM
    edited September 27
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  • Nrdsb4Nrdsb4 18267 replies165 threads Senior Member
    edited September 27
    Cheesy hamburger/macaroni casserole:

    I used fresh grape tomatoes and a low carb pasta I found online and it was delicious.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X5y8DGfGxGs
    edited September 27
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  • abasketabasket 22130 replies936 threads Senior Member
    Thank you some nice suggestions! I like that shrimp and pasta recipe @Nrdsb4 .

    I have done those oven dried tomatoes @mathmom - they are like CANDY!

    I also found this one on my NYT Cooking app: Crispy Rice with Shrimp, Bacon and Corn.
    https://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/1019434-crispy-rice-with-shrimp-bacon-and-corn
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  • 4kids4us4kids4us 1219 replies4 threads Senior Member
    We have more cherry/grape/Sun Gold tomatoes than we can keep up with!

    We have made this 2-3 times this summer. My husband found the recipe and I was skeptical when I read it, but it is so flavorful and delicious.

    https://cafedelites.com/garlic-tomato-basil-chicken/

    We have not had this before, but with the last of our tomatoes we have harvested before it gets colder this week, we are giving this a try for dinner tonight.

    https://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/1020378-tomato-risotto?action=click&module=Collection Page Recipe Card&region=Our 10 Most Popular Recipes Right Now&pgType=collection&rank=4

    Here is another that I have saved that we never had a chance to try that is on my list to make. I’m not adding the corn though as my husband is not a fan of corn kernals added to a dish, even though he loves corn on the cob.

    https://www.onceuponachef.com/recipes/pasta-roasted-summer-vegetables.html
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  • VeryHappyVeryHappy 19121 replies339 threads Senior Member
    edited September 27
    The first recipe in @4kids4us post is the same one I posted in #4, except I slice the chicken and serve on pasta with parmesan.
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  • Mom2jlMom2jl 719 replies6 threads Member
    This is one of my favorite super-easy recipes that uses a lot of cherry or grape tomatoes:

    https://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/pasta-with-15-minute-burst-cherry-tomato-sauce-56390060
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  • Nrdsb4Nrdsb4 18267 replies165 threads Senior Member
    I made the garlic tomato chicken that @4kids4us linked above. It was really good. I did brush on the balsamic glaze referenced at the end of the recipe.

    I felt like it could use something else, though. Red pepper flakes maybe?

    I'll definitely be making that recipe again.
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  • abasketabasket 22130 replies936 threads Senior Member
    I have made that recipe @Mom2jl - very good - very tomato-y but very good!!!

    I ended up making the recipe I posted in post #9 - Shrimp with crispy rice, bacon, corn. It was delicious!! I added some additional chili garlic sauce and some cilantro lime crema (Costco) to top the bowl.
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  • whidbeyite2002whidbeyite2002 347 replies1 threads Member
    Melissa Clark’s Tomato Tarte Tatin is a wonderful use for grape tomatoes. Here’s an adaptation that isn’t behind the NYT Cooking paywall: https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.edibleboston.com/blog/caramelized-tomato-tarte-tatin?format=amp
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  • Bromfield2Bromfield2 4061 replies38 threads Senior Member
    I make oven dried cherry tomato using a recipes that's very similar to the one that @mathmom posted above (#5). I don't use sugar. I add 3 cloves of garlic (minced). Also, I bake the tomatoes for 3 hours. I put the finished product in a glass container and use them in salads, on a toasted baguette or pasta. I think this is one of my all time favorite summer foods.
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  • mathmommathmom 33362 replies163 threads Senior Member
    @Bromfield2 I'm pretty sure I have another recipe that has no sugar. You put the tomatoes on bread and spinkled liberal amounts of zataar on them. It's also great in the winter when no tomatoes are that good, but cherries or grape tomatoes are the best of the bunch.
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  • abasketabasket 22130 replies936 threads Senior Member
    ^^^ Wow, we don't drink but that sounds really fun!!!!
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  • ChoatieMomChoatieMom 6061 replies272 threads Senior Member
    edited September 29
    OK @momo2x2018, I think that’s the best thing I’ve ever read on CC in the nine years I’ve been here. You win, and I’m off to find a Ball jar.

    ETA: Martinis must be gin, but I’ll improvise.
    edited September 29
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