Delicious Baked Cherry Tomatoes with Garlic Recipe

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Delicious Baked Cherry Tomatoes with Garlic Recipe
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
55mins
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Recipe by Administrator
Published on September 19, 2023

This Baked Cherry Tomatoes with Garlic recipe is a delightful and simple way to enjoy the rich and sweet flavors of cherry tomatoes. The tomatoes are oven-roasted to perfection, creating a burst of tangy sweetness in every bite. The addition of garlic adds a savory depth to the dish, making it a perfect side dish or topping for various meals. With a short preparation time of 10 minutes and a cooking time of 25 minutes, this recipe is quick, easy, and guaranteed to impress your guests. Serve it alongside roasted chicken or on top of toasted bread for a delicious appetizer.

Ingredients

  • 2 pints of cherry tomatoes
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Fresh basil leaves, for garnish

Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a baking dish, combine the cherry tomatoes, minced garlic, olive oil, dried oregano, salt, and black pepper. Toss everything together until the tomatoes are well coated.
  3. Spread the cherry tomatoes evenly in the baking dish, making sure they are in a single layer.
  4. Place the baking dish in the preheated oven and bake for 25 minutes, or until the tomatoes are softened and slightly golden.
  5. Remove from the oven and let the tomatoes cool for a few minutes.
  6. Garnish with fresh basil leaves and serve warm.
  7. Enjoy your delicious baked cherry tomatoes with garlic!

Interesting Facts

  • Cherry tomatoes are known for their high content of lycopene, an antioxidant that may help reduce the risk of certain diseases.
  • Garlic has been used for its medicinal properties for centuries. It is believed to have antibacterial and antiviral effects.