11 Tomato Sauce Recipes to Preserve the Last of Your Summer Tomatoes

Winter recipes for summer produce

Spinach and Potato Dumplings with Cold Tomato Sauce

Spinach and Potato Dumplings with Cold Tomato Sauce
A chilled tomato sauce with sundried tomatoes makes a pleasant contrast to these hot potato and spinach dumplings. Dry the potatoes and spinach thoroughly so the dumplings will hold their shape. Get the recipe for Spinach and Potato Dumplings with Cold Tomato Sauce »Matt Taylor-Gross
Cauliflower with Tomato Sauce (Gulpea)

Cauliflower with Tomato Sauce (Gulpea)

Florets of cauliflower are stewed in a fragrant garlic-laced tomato sauce of fried onion, spices, and jalapeño in this Afghan dish. Get the recipe for Cauliflower with Tomato Sauce (Gulpea) »Ingalls Photography
Pecorino Flans with Tomato Sauce (Pecorino Tortas con Salsa di Pomodoro)

Pecorino Flans with Tomato Sauce (Pecorino Tortas con Salsa di Pomodoro)

These fluffy pecorino flans are served with a simple tomato sauce. Get the recipe for Pecorino Flans with Tomato Sauce (Pecorino Tortas con Salsa di Pomodoro) »David Hagerman
Eritrean Spicy Tomato Bread Salad with Yogurt (Fata)

Eritrean Spicy Tomato Bread Salad with Yogurt (Fata)

In the Horn of Africa, they serve a version of panzanella tossed not with fresh tomatoes, but with a rich, spicy tomato stew. Crusty bread soaks up the juices and cooling yogurt provides contrast and sweet relief. Get the recipe for Eritrean Spicy Tomato Bread Salad with Yogurt (Fata) »Matt Taylor-Gross

Pigeon Pea Fritters with Yogurt-Tomato Sauce (Vadai Pachadi)

Pigeon Pea Fritters with Yogurt-Tomato Sauce (Vadai Pachadi)
In Tamil-speaking households, a combination of fritters with sauce is referred to as vadai pachadi. Served for weddings and religious holidays, these spicy fritters get their signature crunch from yellow split peas and are topped with a creamy, tangy yogurt-tomato sauce. Get the recipe for Pigeon Pea Fritters with Yogurt-Tomato Sauce (Vadai Pachadi) »Ingalls Photography
Turkey Momos with Tomato-Cilantro Sauce

Turkey Momos with Tomato-Cilantro Sauce

These steamed, meat-filled Nepalese dumplings get a generous helping of spicy tomato-cilantro sauce on top. Get the recipe for Turkey Momos with Tomato-Cilantro Sauce »Matt Taylor-Gross

Duck Borscht with Fermented Tomato Sauce

Duck Borscht with Fermented Tomato Sauce
This soup combines a whole duck, beet greens, and cabbage in a fizzy fermented tomato sauce—a wonderful alternative when fresh tomatoes aren't in season. Get the recipe for Duck Borscht with Fermented Tomato Sauce »Justin Walker

Turkish Yogurt and Brown Butter Tomato Sauce

Lamb Dumplings
Yogurt and tomato combine to create this delicious, creamy sauce with hints of peppery zest. This sauce is a main component to manti, a Turkish spiced lamb dumpling dish. Get the recipe for Turkish Yogurt and Brown Butter Tomato Sauce »Matt Taylor-Gross
Rigatoni

Rigatoni in Tomato Sauce

Hearty, satisfying rigatoni tossed in a simple tomato-herb sauce makes an unbelievably easy main dish. Get the recipe for Rigatoni in Tomato Sauce »Todd Coleman
EGGS POACHED IN TOMATO SAUCE

Shakshuka

This classic Israeli breakfast, a dish of Libyan origin, can be served as a main course for any meal of the day. Get the recipe for Shakshuka »Matt Taylor-Gross
Pike Quenelles with Sauce Nantua (Quenelles de Brochet)

Pike Quenelles with Sauce Nantua (Quenelles de Brochet)

Traditionally, these quenelles are served with a sauce Nantua (made from crayfish from the region of Nantua), but you can use any shellfish, such as crab or lobster. Get the recipe for Pike Quenelles with Sauce Nantua (Quenelles de Brochet) »Photo: Matt Taylor-Gross