11 tomato recipes to make the most of the summer harvest


Got tomato glut? Try making gazpacho, a green tomato jam, or cheesy tomato fritters. 


Chilled Gazpacho with Avocado and Soft Goat Cheese

Start a simple yet sensational late summer lunch with some autumn flavour.


Roasted Tomato & Courgette Harvest Sauce

This roasted vegetable sauce can be tossed through pasta or used as a savoury dipping sauce.


Peta Mathias’ Tomato Tarte Tatin

A classic vegetarian dish that celebrates the flavour of fresh tomatoes.


Nicola Kawana’s Tomato and Horopito Chutney

Kiwi actor Nicola Kawana is also a talented gardener. She shares her favourite chutney recipe, perfect for using up a tomato glut. The horopito is optional, but it adds an extra kick to the chutney.


Recipe: Tomato Fritters with Feta Cheese

These little fritters are a treat to eat, especially when made with late-season, sun-ripened tomatoes. Serve as an antipasto or with a fresh, green salad for a light lunch.


Ginger and Green Tomato Jam

Tomatoes won’t ripen? This green tomato jam might be the solution to the green tomato glut.


Kate’s Classic Tomato Relish and Tomato Sauce

NZ Life & Leisure editor Kate Coughlan shares her great-great grandmother Elizabeth Parsons’ tomato recipes (converted from pounds and ounces, of course).


Spicy Peppers in Tomato Sauce

A mid-week vegetarian option from My Indian Kitchen author Ashia Ismail-Singer.


Ukrainian Fermented Tomatoes

Make the most of a tomato glut with this simple fermenting technique.


Green Tomato Salsa

This is a great alternative to the traditional Kiwi relish or chutney.


Eggplant, Cheese and Tomato Bake

This dish is a household staple at Gemma Romano’s home. Her grandson Anthony likes to eat it as an afternoon snack, sandwiched between two slices of white bread. It is otherwise served with a salad of fresh summer leaves. Use a fleshy, low-acid tomato such as a roma, capri or similar beefsteak.

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