Grilled Tomatoes and Green Onions

Total Time
12mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 7 mins

From a Williams-Sonoma Grilling cookbook. Recipe says to use firm tomatoes, even those that are slightly green since they are less juicy and hold their shape better when grilled than fully ripe ones. Fresh basil is wonderful with tomatoes but you could also use chopped tarragon or even parsley in the basting sauce. Serve warm or at room temperature. Great will grilled lamb or grilled fish.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Prepare grill with oiled rack set 4-6 inches from the fire.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together the oil, lemon juice or vinegar, chopped basil , shallots, salt and pepper.
  3. Arrange the tomatoes and onions on the rack.
  4. Grill, turning them 2-3 times and brushing with the oil mixture, about 5 minutes.
  5. If the onions are large, they may take 1-2 minutes longer.
  6. Transfer the tomatoes and onions to a platter and garnish with the basil or parsley sprigs.

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