Tomatoes & Corn – The Perfect Summer Pair

There’s no shortage of fresh produce in most areas during the warm summer months. Some things, like blueberries and strawberries, are only in season for a short period of time, while others are ripe for the picking for several months! Two of our favorites, tomatoes and corn, can be enjoyed all summer long.

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They’re bright, flavorful and perfect for pairing together in recipes. If you’re looking for some new ways to use these two summer staples together over the next few months, here are some ideas.

Stuff it! Most people think of peppers, zucchini and squash when it comes to stuffed veggies, but tomatoes are great for stuffing too! Try this recipe for Corn & Rice Baked Stuffed Tomatoes

Corn and Rice Stuffed Baked Tomatoes


Serve it on the side! Put the slow cooker to work and try this easy Slow Cooker Loaded Creamed Corn that pairs perfectly with grilled chicken or beef.

Slow Cooker Loaded Creamed Corn


Go Mexican! Corn and tomatoes and both commonplace in Mexican cooking. Whether it’s in tacos, enchiladas, casseroles or soup, you’ll find no shortage of ways to combine the two. Start with recipes like these Sweet Potato and Black Bean Flautas or these Veggie Tostada Towers.

Baked Black Bean & Sweet Potato Flautas

Veggie Tostada Towers


Mix it! Take your grilled meat and fish to the next level and top it with a fresh salsa or relish! Combine tomatoes, corn and a few other ingredients to top this recipe for Grilled Tilapia Fillets.

Grilled Tilapia Fillets in Corn Husks with Cheddar

The possibilities are endless! Tomatoes and corn make great additions to every meal from breakfast to dinner!

Need more tomato + corn ideas? Try these:

Spicy Corn Dip

Spicy Corn Dip

Chicken Corn Tortilla Soup

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Regan Jones is Cabot’s National Nutrition Communications Manager and the main voice behind @CabotRD on Twitter. Self-described as a “registered dietitian by education and food-lover by birth,” she writes for the Cabot Creamery Blog from her home in Georgia.

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