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Blistered Tomatoes

Cook up these blistered tomatoes to elevate just about any meal! They become extra juicy, perfectly tender, and only take 10 minutes to make. Watch the video above!
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blistered tomatoes, blistered tomatoes recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 78kcal
Author: Lisa Bryan


  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil or other herbs
  • kosher salt and black pepper to taste


  • Heat the oil in a medium pan over medium-high heat. Add the tomatoes and let them sit undisturbed in the pan for 2 minutes, to blister on the bottom.
    Cherry tomatoes in a pan for blistered tomatoes
  • Add the garlic, salt, and pepper, then stir together with the tomatoes. Let them cook and blister another 2-3 minutes, stirring a few more times.
    Cooking cherry tomatoes in a pan for blistered tomatoes.
  • Remove the blistered tomatoes from the heat, then top with chopped basil or other fresh herbs.
    A pan filled with blistered tomatoes



Calories: 78kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 9mg | Potassium: 170mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 391IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg