Recipes perfect for tomato season

Posted at 11:32 AM, Aug 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-01 12:32:03-04

It’s officially tomato season. The Tomato Whisperer James Worley shares a few dishes that highlight the summer fruit.

James Worley’s Kansas City Local BLT with Serrano Tapenade

Serves 6


  • 1 pound Local Pig Miso Honey Bacon, cooked
  • 6 Farm to Market Onion rolls, sliced
  • 6 lettuce leaves
  • 3 local heirloom tomatoes cut into 18 slices
  • 2 cups of Serrano Olive Tapenade


Layer three strips of miso honey bacon, two slices of heirloom tomato and one leaf of lettuce on an onion roll. Spread a layer of tapenade on bun, assemble and enjoy.

Serrano Olive Tapenade


  • 1 cup black olives
  • 2 Serrano peppers, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice


Blend all ingredients in a food processor for a few seconds to finely chop all ingredients, but do not puree. After using on BLTs, store any leftovers covered in a bowl in fridge.