Grilled Tomatoes Recipe

Published on December 3rd 2023 by Jennifer Dodd.
Last updated on March 20th 2024
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Grilled Tomatoes ingredients

When you need a quick and healthy side dish Grilled Tomatoes are the perfect solution and take as little as 5 minutes using only a few ingredients to make. Add them alongside Air Fryer Fish or lean Grilled Pork Tenderloin for a complete and delicious meal. 

Are grilled tomatoes healthy?

Grilled tomatoes contain very little fat and calories making them a healthy choice. 

How many calories in grilled tomatoes?

There are 83 calories in each serving of grilled tomatoes. 

How long does grilled tomatoes last?

Grilled tomatoes will last for 2–3 days in an airtight container in the refrigerator. 

How long should tomatoes be cooked?

For this recipe the tomatoes take 10 minutes to cook however it depends on the size of your tomatoes. The smaller the tomato the less time it will take to cook. 

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Time & Serves

Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
4 persons


  • 4 firm Roma Tomatoes, sliced in half

  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil

  • 2 teaspoons Balsamic Vinegar 

  • A pinch of Sea Salt and Black Pepper

  • 8-12 leaves Basil, chopped

  • 2 cloves of Garlic

  • 1/2 teaspoon of Lemon Juice


Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. 

Begin by preheating the grill to medium-high heat.

Toss the Roma tomatoes in a bowl with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, sea salt, pepper, and basil. (2 cloves of garlic for added flavor-optional)

In a bowl, mix the Roma tomatoes with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, sea salt, pepper, and basil.

Arrange the tomatoes in a ramekin baking dish.

 Place the prepared tomatoes in a ramekin or baking dish.

Cook the tomatoes for 5 minutes, use a pair of tongs to flip the tomatoes over, and cook for another 5 minutes until charred. 

Cook the tomatoes for 5 minutes, then use tongs to flip them over, and continue cooking for an additional 5 minutes until they develop a charred appearance.

Remove the tomatoes from the grill adding them onto a serving plate and enjoy this quick and easy side dish. 

 Take the tomatoes off the grill and transfer them to a serving plate. Now, you can enjoy this simple and delicious side dish.
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