TOMATOES GRILLED WITH BASIL AND GARLIC

tomatoes grill basil garlic

MAKES 4 SERVINGS

  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoon shredded fresh basil
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 medium tomatoes or 8 large plum tomatoes, halved lengthwise
  • 4 metal skewers (if using plum tomatoes)

 

  1. Spray the grill rack with nonstick spray; prepare the grill for medium-hot fire.
  2. Combine the garlic, basil, salt, and oil in a small bowl.
  3. Spoon the herb mixture onto the cut sides of the tomatoes and let stand at room temperature 1 hour. If using plum tomatoes, thread them on skewers.
  4. Grill the tomatoes 5 inches from heat, at edge of grill, turning once, until hot, about 10 minutes for medium tomatoes, and 5 minutes for plum tomatoes. Serve the tomatoes hot, or at room temperature.

 

Nutrition Per Serving

Serving size: (2 medium or 4 plum tomato halves)

57 Calories, 1g Protein, 6g Carbohydrates, 4g Fat, 1g Saturated Fat, 0mg Cholesterol, 43mg Sodium, 1g Fiber, 14mg Calcium

 

 

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