Summer’s farm-stand staple (actually a fruit, not a vegetable) tastes wonderful raw or cooked. But when it comes to nutrition, cooked tomatoes are better than raw: Exposing a tomato to heat increases the amount of available lycopene, which has cancer-fighting properties. Tomatoes are also high in immune system–boosting vitamin C.
If you have too many tomatoes, make Blender Gazpacho
Make a tomato-centric vegetarian main, Stuffed Tomatoes with Mozzarella