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7 Easy Brandywine Tomato Recipes

Are you looking for some easy and delicious recipes to use up all of those fresh Brandywine tomatoes?

If so, then you are in the right place!

I’ve rounded up 7 of my favorite Brandywine tomato recipes for you to try.

From classic BLTs and grilled cheese sandwiches to more unique dishes like roasted tomatoes and tomato soup, there is sure to be something on this list that you’ll love.

So go ahead and give one (or all!) of these recipes a try the next time you have a surplus of fresh tomatoes!

Brandywine Tomato Recipes

7 Best Brandywine Tomato Recipes

If you have a few extra Brandywine tomatoes lying around, don’t let them go to waste!

There are a number of great recipes that you can make with these delicious and juicy tomatoes.

Here are 7 of the best Brandywine tomato recipes:

1. Grilled Cheese with Brandywine Tomatoes

How about a classic grilled cheese sandwich with a delicious twist?

This recipe features Brandywine tomatoes, which are known for their juicy, flavorful flesh.

The tomatoes are grilled alongside the bread and cheese, infusing the sandwich with their deliciousness.

This is a great recipe for a summer lunch or picnic.

Ingredients

  • 4 slices of bread
  • 2 tablespoons of butter, softened
  • 4 slices of cheese
  • 2 Brandywine tomatoes, sliced

Directions

  1. Preheat the grill to medium heat.
  2. Spread the butter on one side of each slice of bread.
  3. Place the cheese and tomatoes on two of the slices of bread, then top with the remaining slices of bread.
  4. Grill the sandwiches for 4-5 minutes per side, or until the bread is golden brown and the cheese is melted.
  5. Serve immediately.

Tips

  • Try using other types of bread, such as sourdough or whole wheat.
  • For a fun twist, try using different types of cheese, such as cheddar or Swiss.

2. Roasted Brandywine Tomatoes

If you’re looking for a simple and delicious way to enjoy fresh tomatoes, look no further than this recipe for roasted Brandywine tomatoes.

This dish is easy to prepare and can be enjoyed as a side dish or main course.

Tomatoes are roasted in the oven until they are slightly charred and then served with a simple balsamic vinegar and olive oil dressing.

Add a little fresh basil and you’ve got a delicious and healthy summer dish.

Ingredients

  • 6-8 fresh Brandywine tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Cut tomatoes in half and place on a baking sheet.
  3. Drizzle with olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  4. Roast in oven for 20-25 minutes, or until slightly charred.
  5. Remove from oven and let cool for 5 minutes.
  6. Transfer to a serving dish and sprinkle with chopped basil.

Tips

  • Try roasting other varieties of tomatoes for a different flavor.
  • Serve roasted tomatoes as a side dish or main course.
  • Leftover roasted tomatoes can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days.

3. Tomato Soup with Brandywine Tomatoes

When the weather gets chilly, there’s nothing quite like a bowl of comforting tomato soup.

This particular recipe features fresh, in-season Brandywine tomatoes.

Paired with some crusty bread, it makes for a perfect fall meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds Brandywine tomatoes, cored and chopped
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. In a large pot or Dutch oven, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the tomatoes, stock, brandy, sugar, and thyme. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. Bring the soup to a simmer and cook until the tomatoes are very soft and falling apart, about 30 minutes.
  4. Use an immersion blender to puree the soup until smooth. Alternatively, you can transfer the soup to a blender and blend in batches.
  5. Serve warm, garnished with some freshly-chopped thyme leaves.

Tips

  • If you can’t find Brandywine tomatoes, feel free to use any other variety of fresh, in-season tomatoes.
  • This soup can also be made in the slow cooker. Simply combine all of the ingredients in the slow cooker and cook on low for 6-8 hours.

4. BLT Sandwich with Brandywine Tomatoes

I love sandwiches. I really love BLT sandwiches.

I mean, what’s not to love about bacon, lettuce, and tomatoes between two slices of bread?

Add a little mayo, and you’ve got a perfect sandwich.

Ingredients

  • 4 slices of bread
  • 1/2 pound of bacon
  • 1/2 pound of Brandywine tomatoes
  • 1 head of lettuce
  • 1/4 cup of mayonnaise

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cook the bacon in the oven on a baking sheet for about 20 minutes, or until crisp.
  3. Slice the tomatoes and lettuce.
  4. Spread the mayonnaise on the bread.
  5. Assemble the sandwich with the bacon, tomatoes, and lettuce.

Tips

  • If you don’t have Brandywine tomatoes, you can use any type of tomato.
  • You can cook the bacon in a skillet on the stovetop if you prefer.

5. Tomato Basil Pizza with Brandywine Tomatoes

Who doesn’t like pizza?

This particular recipe is for a tomato basil pizza with Brandywine tomatoes. This recipe is a great way to show off the flavor of the Brandywine tomato.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Brandywine tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pre-made pizza crust
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a bowl, mix together the Brandywine tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Drizzle the olive oil over the mixture and stir to combine.
  4. Spread the mixture over the pizza crust.
  5. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  6. Sprinkle the chopped basil over the pizza and slice into pieces.

Tips

  • If you can’t find Brandywine tomatoes, you can use any type of tomato that you like.
  • If you don’t have fresh basil, you can use dried basil.

6. Caprese Salad with Brandywine Tomatoes

How about something healthy, light, and refreshing for a summertime salad?

This Caprese salad features lovely Brandywine tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and fragrant basil leaves. It’s the perfect dish to enjoy on a hot summer day!

Ingredients

  • 1 pint of Brandywine tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 ball of fresh mozzarella, sliced
  • 1/4 cup of basil leaves, chopped
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil leaves.
  • Drizzle with the olive oil and balsamic vinegar, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve immediately.

Tips

  • If you can’t find Brandywine tomatoes, feel free to use any other variety of tomato.
  • This salad is best enjoyed fresh, so try to make it just before you plan on serving it.

7. Spaghetti with Brandywine Tomato Sauce

How about a carb-heavy dish to start off your week?

This spaghetti with Brandywine tomato sauce is the perfect meal to help you get over that Monday slump.

The best part about this dish is that it is so easy to make and only requires a few ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen.

So go ahead and give this dish a try, you won’t be disappointed.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound spaghetti
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup Brandywine tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil

Directions

  1. Cook the spaghetti according to the package directions.
  2. While the spaghetti is cooking, heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, and cook until the onion is translucent.
  3. Add the diced tomatoes, Brandywine tomato sauce, sugar, salt, black pepper, oregano, and basil. Simmer for about 20 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened.
  4. Serve the sauce over the cooked spaghetti.

Tips

  • If you want a little extra flavor, try adding some Parmesan cheese to the sauce.
  • For a spicier sauce, add a pinch of red pepper flakes to the sauce.
Brandywine Tomato Recipes

7 Easy Brandywine Tomato Recipes

If you have some Brandywine tomatoes to use up, here are seven easy recipes to try.
From a simple salad to roasted tomatoes to a delicious pasta dish, there's something here for everyone. So get cooking and enjoy the bounty of summer produce!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 4 people
Calories 406 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • Grilled Cheese with Brandywine Tomatoes
  • Roasted Brandywine Tomatoes
  • Tomato Soup with Brandywine Tomatoes
  • BLT Sandwich with Brandywine Tomatoes
  • Tomato Basil Pizza with Brandywine Tomatoes
  • Caprese Salad with Brandywine Tomatoes
  • Spaghetti with Brandywine Tomato Sauce

Instructions
 

  • Choose any of these recipes to serve for dinner tonight.
  • Prepare the ingredients according to the recipe.
  • Enjoy in no time!
Keyword Brandywine Tomato Recipe, Brandywine Tomato Recipes
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