Roasted Cherry Tomatoes are a unique side dish to serve alongside your favorite proteins, because they’re so unlike other roasted vegetables! Roasting them makes the natural sweetness of the tomatoes bolder and richer. Each tomato is essentially braised in garlic oil and vinegar, which makes them fragrant, savory, and tangy. Add these Roasted Cherry Tomatoes to a steak dinner for a touch of brightness and refreshment, or serve them with some juicy chicken to accent its natural sweetness. The options are truly unlimited!

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon fresh garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
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Directions

Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

Step 2 –Place the tomatoes in a medium bowl.

Step 3 –Add the garlic, the olive oil, the balsamic vinegar, the salt, the pepper, and the dried thyme to the tomatoes and stir to coat.

Step 4 –Transfer the tomatoes to a small, 1-quart baking dish.

Step 5 –Roast until the tomatoes are soft and begin to burst, about 20 minutes.

Step 6 –Divide the tomatoes among plates and drizzle with the cooking juices.

Step 7 –Serve.