Grilled Tomatoes Marinated in Basil Vinaigrette

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Ceezie

Grilling or broiling concentrates tomatoes natural sugars, making summer tomatoes even better. Prep time includes marinade time. Source: Relish Mag

Top Review by Chef Jean

I cut the tomatoes into wedges and tossed them in with some angel hair pasta and served as a room temerature pasta salad. I used the marinade as the sauce, and it turned out great. I felt they were much better the first day because they got a little too mushy for me by the next day. But the flavor was wonderful and I will use them again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat broiler or grill.
  2. Combine olive oil, vinegar, basil, bay leaves, garlic and salt in a medium bowl. Stir until well combined.
  3. Place tomato halves cut-sides down directly on greased broiler pan or grill rack. Broil until they start to char and blister (or shrivel and show good grill marks if on the grill), about 4 minutes. Using tongs or a spatula and spoon, carefully turn tomatoes over and broil or grill 2 minutes more.
  4. Remove cooked tomatoes from heat and place cut-sides up in the dish with oil and vinegar mixture. Spoon some of the mixture over tomatoes. Set aside to marinate at least 1 hour, or cover and refrigerate up to 5 days. Serve at room temperature.

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