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Tomato Fool

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 5-6 minutes
  • SERVES 4
Tomato Fool


  • 4 Backyard Farms Tomatoes on the Vine, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 pinches of red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • Splash boiling water
  • 14 fluid ounces heavy cream, whipped
  • 4 tablespoons Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons icing sugar


  • Grated nutmeg
  • 4 orange wedges


Place tomatoes into a non-reactive pan. Add the sugar, red pepper flakes, vinegar and a splash of boiling water. Cover with lid. 

Cook for 5-6 minutes or until the tomato is tender, then place in a bowl to cool.

Whisk the cream together with the yogurt and icing sugar in a bowl until well combined. Fold the tomato mix into the cream

Spoon into 4 glasses, grate over the nutmeg garnish with the orange and serve.​

Recipe by Richard Rayment, Executive Chef of Boston's Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center