Herb Roasted Shrimp And Tomatoes Recipe For Fresh Florida Tomato Month

by jerseygirl on April 2, 2013 · 9 comments

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If you are looking for some tomato eye candy, you have come to the right place.  If you read my blog, you know I am a tomato fanatic. While I love NJ tomatoes in the summer, now I am enjoying  Florida tomatoes as April is National Fresh Florida Tomato Month. The Florida Tomato Committee sent me a box of beautiful red juicy tomatoes and we feasted on them for a week.

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Just gorgeous , right?

I was asked to come up with a recipe and so many ideas swirled around my head. I wanted to make a sauce but thought these tomatoes were just too good to cook on the stove for hours. So I decided to roast them in the oven to bring out the natural sweetness. They were perfect paired with herb coated shrimp over some saffron scented orzo. The colors were just fabulous.

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Please head on over to the Florida Tomato website and check out my recipe for Herb Roasted Shrimp and Tomatoes with Saffron Scented Orzo. While you are there, you can find some other great recipes from their site.  They also have good tips for storing, cooking and serving tomatoes.

One of my favorite ways to eat tomatoes is with just a touch of sea salt. What is yours? I do hope you take advantage of  National Fresh Florida Tomato Month. The produce section of my grocery stores are just bursting with them.

**Disclosure: I received free product and compensation to create my recipe. As usual all opinions are my own.

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Ramona April 2, 2013 at 12:39 pm

Favorite way is Tomato and Bacon sandwich. Love them roasted with Parmesan cheese on them. Really, there is not too many ways that I don’t love them.

That looks good!

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Danielle @ Growing Foodie April 2, 2013 at 1:27 pm

OMG YUM! ahhh my mouth is watering while I bask in the glorious photos of tomatoes and shrimp. I want! I’m going to have to put this on my menu before summer hits and I don’t want to turn on the oven…they look too good to pass up.

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Kate April 2, 2013 at 5:11 pm

Funny, I usually connect Florida with oranges, not tomatoes!

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Kristin @ Dizzy Busy and Hungry April 2, 2013 at 6:26 pm

I love tomatoes too! And they are so good for you. This recipe looks fantastic. Great idea!

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John April 2, 2013 at 8:29 pm

These tomatoes were excellent. I’m a lucky guy!

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teresa April 2, 2013 at 10:20 pm

gorgeous way to use tomatoes! this looks excellent!

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Pam April 3, 2013 at 11:45 am

Wow! This looks really delicious.

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patsy April 4, 2013 at 8:44 am

I love how you used the tomatoes to enhance the flavors! I had a great time working with them as well!

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Katrina April 5, 2013 at 10:49 pm

That looks delicious–and I don’t even care for shrimp. I’m just jealous about the tomatoes. ;)

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