Sautéed Cherry Tomatoes with Garlic and Basil

These cherry tomatoes take less than 10 minutes to prepare for a delicious addition to your meal.


8 servings


2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
2 pints cherry or grape tomatoes
salt and pepper
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon minced fresh basil


Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high flame until it just starts to smoke. Add tomatoes, and season with salt and pepper. Sauté, shaking pan frequently, until tomatoes soften and skins just begin to wrinkle, about 2 minutes. Stir in the garlic and continue to shake the pan until garlic is fragrant. Turn off heat, stir in the basil and remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil, then serve.

Estimated Time

Preparation/Total Time: 10 minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 47; Total Fat: 3.6 g; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Sodium: 55 mg; Total Carbs: 3.7 g (Dietary Fiber: 0.8 g); Protein: 0.7 g

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