Grilled Tomatoes

August 30, 2022
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These Grilled Tomatoes are juicy and smoky. Add flavor to this side dish with fresh basil and parmesan cheese.

Grilled tomatoes on the grill or in a pan are quick and easy summer treats. Use these juicy tomatoes in pastas, salads, or sandwiches.

Enrich your meals with the smoky flavor of these grilled tomatoes. Enjoy your meal.

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Taste Score: %88
Difficulty Easy
Servings 4-6 people
Preparation 15 mins
Cooking 10 mins
Total 25 mins

Tips

  • Use fresh and ripe tomatoes.
  • Cut the tomatoes crosswise, not lengthwise. Thanks to this, the tomatoes do not fall apart.
  • Grill the tomatoes over high heat. This way, you can get a smoky flavor.
  • Marinate the tomatoes for extra flavor. Combine olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Soak the tomatoes in this mixture for 30 minutes.
  • Add fresh herbs such as basil, dill, thyme, rosemary or coriander.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Preheat a grill or grill pan over medium heat.
  2. Mix olive oil, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
  3. Cut the tomatoes in half horizontally. Brush the cut side with olive oil.
  4. Place the tomatoes, cut side down on the grill or grill pan. Grill for 5 minutes until grill marks form.
  5. Turn the tomatoes over and cook them with the cut side up for another 5 minutes.
  6. Remove from the grill.
  7. Garnish with fresh basil or grated parmesan cheese and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Grilled Tomatoes
Serves 4-6
Amount Per Serving
Calories51
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.1 g4%
Sodium 472 mg20.5%
Protein 1.3 g2.6%
Potassium 353 mg7.5%
Potassium 353 mg7.5%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

What Are Grilled Tomatoes?

Grilled tomatoes are fresh tomatoes that are cooked on the grill or in a grill pan. It can be served as a side dish or an appetizer. In this recipe, tomatoes are cut in half and flavored with a variety of fresh herbs and spices. It is then cooked on the grill or in a cast-iron skillet.

Fresh herbs like fresh thyme, basil, and coriander go well with this recipe. It can also be served with fresh mozzarella cheese or parmesan cheese.

What Type of Tomato Is Best For Grilling?

Use ripe but not too ripe tomatoes for the best flavor in this recipe. Bright red and firm tomatoes are ideal for grilling. You can use tomato varieties such as Roma tomatoes and beef tomatoes.

How To Cut Tomatoes for Grilling?

For grilling, cut the tomatoes across, not lengthwise. This will prevent the tomatoes from falling apart on the grill. Also, grill the cut part first.

What To Serve with Grilled Tomatoes?

Grilled tomatoes are a delicious side dish on their own. These grilled vegetables also go well with grilled dishes, pasta, or salads.

You can serve these grilled tomatoes with a drizzle of fresh herbs, cheese, balsamic vinegar, or Italian salad dressing.

Besides tomatoes, you can also grill vegetables such as zucchini, eggplant, and onions. Then you can prepare various side dishes with these vegetables.

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How To Store Grilled Tomatoes?

How Long Do Grilled Tomatoes Last in the Fridge? Grilled tomatoes can be stored in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Can Grilled Tomatoes Be Freezed? Yes. Wait for the grilled tomatoes to cool completely. Then store it in a freezer bag or airtight container for up to 1 month. Before using, thaw in the refrigerator overnight.

How To Reheat Grilled Tomatoes? You can reheat grilled tomatoes in a skillet, in the oven, or in the microwave.

Recipe byPetite Gourmets

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