Charred Heirloom Tomatoes With Fresh Herbs

Total Time
Prep 3 mins
Cook 5 mins

These tomatoes are quickly cooked on a hot grill with a drizzle of olive oil and some fresh herbs. This recipe came from Bon Appetit (August 2008).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Arrange tomatoes, cut side up, on rimmed baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, then 1 1/2 Tablespoons each oregano and thyme leaves. Drizzle with 3 Tablespoons oil.
  2. Prepare barbeque (medium-high heat). Brush grill with oil. Place tomatoes, cut side up, on rack. Cook until bottoms are charred 3-4 minutes. Turn tomatoes over and grill just to sear, about 1 minute. Turn cut side up onto platter. Sprinkle with 1/2 tablespoon each oregano and thyme, then drizzle with more oil, if desired. Serve warm.
Most Helpful

This is summer! Fresh heirloom tomatoes and fresh herbs simply prepped who could ask for anything more? Made as written cutting recipe down to one very large tomato as there was just the two of us. The cook time was perfect for bring out the flavors with out being over cooked or mushy. Thanks so much for the post.

Debbwl August 15, 2010

Everyone enjoyed these with some grilled steaks. I used Italian seasoning for my herbs. Made for Photo Tag

Nasseh May 11, 2009

I used mint but was still tasty! Could see how with those herbs listed, it would be good

UmmBinat December 14, 2008