MONDAY: TOSSED INTO SALAD
With all that delicious juice, tomatoes basically dress themselves in salads. This grilled steak salad highlights that juiciness and turns the liquid into the vinaigrette. To get dinner on the table even faster, marinate the meat in the morning before leaving for work.
TUESDAY: CHILLED INTO SOUP
Have a mushy tomato or two laying around? Puree it in the food processor, then turn it into this bright soup, which gets a kick of heat from gochujang AKA Korean hot pepper paste.
WEDNESDAY: BURST INTO PASTA SAUCE
Tomato sauce doesn’t have to be an long-simmering affair. Instead, turn cherry tomatoes into this silky sauce by cooking them until they burst open. And the best part? It comes comes together super fast—in just 15 minutes!
THURSDAY: SLICED ONTO PIZZA
Make the quickest weeknight pizza ever by relying on prepared flatbread or naan as your base, then adding plenty of delicious tomatoes. Then, jazz it up like this recipe does by finishing with a yogurt sauce and Middle Eastern spices (or keep it classic with mozzarella cheese and basil).
End the week with a fancy Friday meal and this pretty tomato-pesto tart, a modern modern take on the deep dish pizza pie. To make it even simpler, use a prepared pie crust.
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