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Sauteed Cherry Tomatoes with Garlic and Basil

Sauteed Cherry Tomatoes with Garlic and Basil

USA WEEKEND columnist Pam Anderson

Cherry tomatoes take less than 10 minutes to prepare.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 47 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 3.6 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 3.7g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 55 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Heat 1 Tb. 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. Saute, 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. Off heat, stir in the basil and remaining 1 Tb. olive oil, then serve.
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Reviews

Jillian
97
2/2/2011

Wonderful side dish that takes so little time to prepare! I used only 1 pint of cherry tomatoes and kept the rest of the ingredients the same. I used a bit of kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to season. I love the fresh basil on these. Definitely serve hot off the stove as these cool down quickly. You could add a little shaved Parmesan or feta cheese to this to take it over the top - great with grilled steak or grilled chicken.

LIZCANCOOK
35
6/10/2006

I've made this recipe with fresh basil and dried basil. Dried rates 4 stars, so try your hardest to get fresh! A fast, tasty side to Baby Spinach Omelet. I didn't have any problems with tough grape tomato skins, but I did pierce each with a sharp knife during cooking. Maybe this helped?

Jill Durham Byrd
27
8/7/2006

Made this for my husband and he really enjoyed eating them this way! I sprinkled a little parmesan cheese over the dish. A great way to serve cherry tomatoes! Thanks! A keeper!