Serious Eats / Diana Chistruga

If you have an abundance of cherry tomatoes, consider yourself lucky. This collection of recipes is bursting with flavor, just like those jewel-like tomatoes from your garden or farmers market. Whether you have 15 minutes or an hour, there’s a cherry tomato recipe on this list to fit the occasion.

Creamy Bean Dip With Roasted Tomato Puttanesca Salad

Serious Eats / Sasha Marx

This creamy white bean spread with a bright puttanesca-inspired topping is the perfect snacking appetizer—no sharing required.

Creamy Corn Dip With Feta, Mint, and Tomatoes

Serious Eats / Lorena Masso

Rich and satisfying, this hot corn dip relies on cream cheese, feta, and half-and-half for its luxuriously creamy texture and a topping of mint, olives, and cherry tomatoes for freshness. 

Tomato Raisins (Oven-Dried Whole Cherry Tomatoes)

Serious Eats / Vicky Wasik

This recipe for dehydrated cherry tomatoes yields jammy, plump, and concentrated tomatoes that are like sweet-savory tomato raisins.

Pasta With Burst Cherry Tomatoes and XO Sauce

Serious Eats / Vicky Wasik

Here, sweet and bright cherry tomatoes quickly cook down and burst into a rich, emulsified fresh tomato sauce, thanks to their natural pectin content.

Marinated Mozzarella, Cherry Tomato, and Basil Salad

Serious Eats / Diana Chistruga

This recipe is a flavorful rendition of a classic (but sometimes bland) dish.

Pizza With Cherry Tomatoes, Halloumi, Olives, and Mint

Serious Eats / J. Kenji López-Alt

Topping pizza with halloumi is unconventional, but undeniably delicious.

Seared Skirt Steak With Blistered Cherry Tomatoes and Polenta

Serious Eats / J. Kenji López-Alt

Pan-seared steak doesn’t really provide much sauce of its own. The solution: Toss some juicy cherry tomatoes and chiles into the skillet as the steak finishes cooking.

Zucchini and Roasted Tomatoes With Pasta and Dried Olive Flavor Shake

Serious Eats / J. Kenji López-Alt

Deeply flavored zucchini and roasted tomatoes are the star of this dish; pasta just plays a supporting role. 

Fast and Easy Pasta With Blistered Cherry Tomato Sauce

Serious Eats

With just a handful of ingredients, you can make a delicious fresh tomato sauce for pasta in 10 minutes flat.

Grilled Lemon-Garlic Chicken and Tomato Kebabs With Basil Chimichurri

Serious Eats / Emily and Matthew Clifton

These chicken skewers spend just a few minutes in a lemony, garlicky mix before they’re grilled. The hot chicken absorbs the flavor of the fresh basil chimichurri, and the grilled cherry tomatoes bring sweetness and acid.

Parisian Gnocchi With Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, Corn, and Zucchini

Serious Eats / J. Kenji López-Alt

Light and airy Parisian-style gnocchi are crisped in olive oil and served with oven-roasted cherry tomatoes, zucchini, and sweet corn.

El Gallito (Pineapple-Chipotle Pitcher Cocktail)

Serious Eats / Kelly Puleio

This rare treasure, an umami-rich sweet-salty-smoky chipotle number from balances juicy pineapple with grassy, green cilantro. A handful of cherry tomatoes tamps down the fruity flavor without pushing the drink into full-on Bloody Mary territory.

Eggplant, Squash, and Cherry Tomato Hash With Baked Eggs

Serious Eats / J. Kenji López-Alt

This dish is somewhere between a stew-like ratatouille and a chopped vegetable hash with eggplants, zucchini, and cherry tomatoes. With a generous amount of olive oil, it’s not light breakfast fare, but it is delicious.

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