Grilled Tomatoes

Grilled Tomatoes

Grilled tomatoes develop fabulously intensified flavor so make the most of summer with this simple recipe.
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  • Serves: 8 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Heat a charcoal or gas grill to medium heat, 350 F to 375 F.
  3. Step 3

    Cut the tomatoes in half crosswise. Pat the cut sides lightly with paper towels. Lay the tomato halves cut-side up on a large baking sheet or tray. Brush the cut sides with olive oil.
  4. Step 4

    Lay the tomatoes oiled-side down on the grill. Close the lid if using a gas grill. Cook until grill marks appear on the tomatoes, about 5 minutes.
  5. Step 5

    Brush the other sides with oil. Turn the tomato halves over, close the lid on a gas grill, and cook until grill marks appear on the other side, about 5 more minutes.
  6. Step 6

    Use tongs or a spatula to transfer the tomatoes back to the baking sheet or onto a serving platter. Sprinkle the tomatoes with salt, and serve hot or at room temperature.