Byrdhouse Blistered Cherry Tomatoes

Byrdhouse Blistered Cherry Tomatoes

SunnyByrd 829

"This is an easy, tasty, pretty way to whip up a side dish, or a leading man for a salad, in about 1 minute. Be careful and quick with these - we want 'em blistered, not blown apart!"


10 m servings 36 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 36 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 2.3 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.1g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 21 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the cherry tomatoes, basil, and sugar. Cook for about 30 seconds, then season to taste with salt and pepper. Continue cooking for a few seconds more until the tomatoes have just started to blister.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 122 Ratings


Most awesome. I ate my portion and wanted everyone else's. This will be a repeater in the summer, when tomatoes aren't so expensive. Great job, Sunny!

This recipe is really easy and delicious. I used olive oil, sliced garlic and then the fresh basil 'paste' you can now find in a tube in the produce department. This is a great recipe for using ...

Very good! I used my garden fresh basil and tomatoes for this and it was an amazing way to cook cherry tomatoes! I sauteed some fresh garlic first. It's a keeper! Thanks.

excellent stuff! i slice em and add fresh basil. great, quick side! excellent with chicken, or chicken!

Wonderful side dish that takes so little time to prepare! Who knew a little pint of cherry tomatoes could taste so good! I opted for olive oil vs. butter and used a bit of kosher salt and fresh ...

I made a huge dinner for my family using what is in the garden and this was the quickest and easiest thing I made! It was their favorite!.. (besides dessert of course). I wished I would've just...

I must have made these 10 times already! Always looking for ways to use tomatoes. This is fantastic. Last time I added some crumbled gorgonzola cheese. Next time I'm adding some capers. Yum. Goo...

I made these tonight and they didn't taste good at all. I was looking forward to the sweet with the sugar and the basil, but mine got clumpy and the tomatoes never blistered. Sorry, i won't be m... rock, girl!! Love these....such simple ingredients, yet I never would have come up with this one. Delicious...the only change I made was to omit the butter and use evoo. Otherwise,...