We have already told you about Tomato ‘Honeycomb’, the amazingly new innovative variety which is new for 2020 from Burpee Europe. But we haven’t told you yet how to use this in a delicious recipe! Due to the high Brix level combined with a superb aroma, ‘Honeycomb’ has a sweetness which lingers on your tongue, with the delicious lasting aftertaste of honey, making it the perfect addition to the tasty treat below!
‘Honeycomb’ is an exquisite golden orange variety, with cherry-sized fruit which are elegantly arranged along long trusses. Seeds are available from a selection of seed companies.
The ‘Honeycomb Tomato Linguine with Chorizo’ recipe below was devised for Burpee Europe by the chef Valerie Hamelin:
450 gr fresh linguini pasta
175 gr spicy chorizo cubed
3 garlic bulb sliced
1 red onion, finely chopped
4 tbsp olive oil
15 honeycomb tomatoes
Parmesan shavings for garnishing
Salt & pepper
Heat the olive oil in a frying pan, and sauté the onion until cooked and translucent. Then add the chorizo and the garlic, stir until golden
Boil a pan of water to cook the pasta
Add the tomatoes to the frying pan and gently stir
Add the cooked pasta to the frying pan and mix well slowly
Season to taste
Place the pasta in a large bowl and garnish with parmesan shavings and basil leaves
This dish can simply be vegetarian by not including the chorizo. Enjoy!