Grilled TomatoesGrilling plum tomatoes gives them a smoky flavor — ideal for use in many recipes.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: Makes 1 quart

Ingredients of grilled tomatoes:

  • 3 pounds plum tomatoes, cored and halved lengthwise
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme, or 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper

Directions for grilled tomatoes:

  1. Heat grill to high. In a bowl, toss tomatoes with oil and thyme; season generously with salt and pepper.
  2. Starting with cut sides down, grill tomatoes until soft and charred, 8 to 12 minutes per side.
  3. Return to bowl; cut into rough pieces with kitchen shears.


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