21 Cherry Tomato Recipes

Cherry tomatoes are small but mighty! They go way beyond a simple salad toss-in — you can roast 'em, burst 'em, dress 'em up or eat 'em raw. Check out some of our favorite ways to cook with cherry tomatoes below.
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Tuna with Stewed Chickpeas & Tomato Vinaigrette

Tuna with Stewed Chickpeas & Tomato Vinaigrette

Want to get rid of cherry tomato skins? Slice small Xs into the bottom of whole cherry tomatoes, boil them for 10 seconds, dunk them in an ice bath and peel the skins off with ease. In this recipe, you'll turn your naked tomatoes into an oregano-spiked vinaigrette.

Try our Tuna with Stewed Chickpeas & Tomato Vinaigrette

Wild Rice and Black-Eyed Pea Salad

Wild Rice & Black-Eyed Pea Salad

This tasty dish works as a side or a vegetarian main, and you can play with the portions of the toppings to suit your liking.

Try our Wild Rice and Black-Eyed Pea Salad

Broiled Top Blade Steak with Herb-Flecked Tomato Salad

broiled top blade steak with herb-flecked tomato salad

A gorgeous, gluten-free dinner proves you don't need much to make an amazing dish. The tomatoes take a swim in EVOO, parsley, basil, shallots and lemon juice to make a simple salad.

Try our Broiled Top Blade Steak with Herb-Flecked Tomato Salad

Summer Corn & Tomato Pasta

Summer Corn and Tomato Pasta

This little number is one of the most popular recipes on our site. Make it yourself and you'll see why!

Try our Summer Corn & Tomato Pasta

Tomato-Yogurt Dip with Baked Pita Chips

tomato-yogurt dip with baked pita chips

This dip will disappear fast, so if you're hosting a big group, plan on making double!

Try our Tomato-Yogurt Dip with Baked Pita Chips

Harissa-Spiked Steak Salad with Blistered Chiles

Harissa-Spiked Steak Salad with Blistered Chiles

Blackened cherry tomatoes give this supremely spicy salad an extra edge.

Try our Harissa-Spiked Steak Salad with Blistered Chiles

Quick-Roasted Branzino with Dry Vermouth & Tomatoes

quick roasted branzino with dry vermouth tomatoes

Did you know Chrissy Teigen eats a whole branzino every night? Be like Chrissy.

Try our Quick-Roasted Branzino with Dry Vermouth & Tomatoes

Green Onion Cheeseburgers with Burst Tomato-Tarragon Sauce

Green Onion Cheeseburgers with Burst Tomato-Tarragon Sauce

The burst tomatoes on Rachael's burger pack a mind-boggling amount of flavor into every bite.

Try our Green Onion Cheeseburgers with Burst Tomato-Tarragon Sauce

Fat Spaghetti with Garlic, Cherry Tomatoes & Basil

Fat Spaghetti with Garlic, Cherry Tomatoes & Basil

This spaghetti dish will become an instant classic on your family's table.

Try our Fat Spaghetti with Garlic, Cherry Tomatoes & Basil

Cherry Tomato, Basil & Balsamic Sauce French Toast

savory french toast cherry tomato basil balsamic sauce

French toast takes a walk on the savory side in this 30-Minute Meal.

Try our Cherry Tomato, Basil & Balsamic Sauce French Toast

Herbed Chicken with Cauliflower & Tomatoes

herbed chicken with cauliflower and tomatoes

Make this one-skillet supper the star of your weeknight dinner rotation.

Try our Herbed Chicken with Cauliflower & Tomatoes

Steak, Potato Chip & Blistered Tomato Salad

Steak, Potato Chip & Blistered Tomato Salad

When you kinda feel like a salad, kinda feel like a steak, kinda feel like a bag of potato chips... this recipe is for you!

Try our Steak, Potato Chip & Blistered Tomato Salad

Scampi with Cherry Tomatoes

scampi with cherry tomatoes

Make sure you serve this with plenty of crusty bread for mopping — that's the best part!

Try our Scampi with Cherry Tomatoes

Swordfish & Pasta with Five Herbs & Cherry Tomatoes

Swordfish & Pasta with Five Herbs & Cherry Tomatoes

The recipe says "Five Herbs," but you can use whatever herb combo you're feeling that night. We like parsley, mint, rosemary, thyme and basil.

Try our Swordfish & Pasta with Five Herbs & Cherry Tomatoes

Roasted Sausages with Tomatoes & White Beans

roasted sausages with tomatoes white beans

This, right here, is supper in one step!

Try our Roasted Sausages with Tomatoes & White Beans

Cherry Tomato Chicken

Cherry Tomato Chicken

All the dinner goods are right here — no side dish required!

Try our Cherry Tomato Chicken

Greek Chicken & Hummus Pitas

greek chicken & hummus pitas

We love this as an easy, healthy work-lunch idea.

Try our Greek Chicken & Hummus Pitas

Beef Fillet with Puttanesca-Style Burst Tomatoes & White Beans

Beef Fillet with Puttanesca-Style Burst Tomatoes & White Beans

The tomatoes will burst on their own, but you can nudge them along by pushing on them with the back of a wooden spoon.

Try our Beef Fillet with Puttanesca-Style Burst Tomatoes & White Beans

Cod with Eggplant, Tomatoes & Basil

cod with eggplant tomatoes and basil

Don't fuss around with the tomatoes too much in this recipe. Let them do their thing in a skillet for about five minutes over medium heat to get a good char going.

Try our Cod with Eggplant, Tomatoes & Basil

Sausage, Tomato & Fennel Shells

sausage tomato and fennel shells

Fennel fronds have a mild, licorice-like flavor that's also great tossed in salads on sprinkled on grilled or roasted meat.

Try our Sausage, Tomato & Fennel Shells

Tomato Upside-Down Cake

Tomato Upside-Down Cake

Hope you saved room for dessert!

Try our Tomato Upside-Down Cake