This is an easy, tasty, pretty way to whip up a side dish, or a leading man for a salad, in about 1 minute. Be careful and quick with these - we want 'em blistered, not blown apart!

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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • Melt butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the cherry tomatoes, basil, and sugar. Cook for about 30 seconds, then season to taste with salt and pepper. Continue cooking for a few seconds more until the tomatoes have just started to blister.

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Nutrition Facts

36 calories; 2.3 g total fat; 5 mg cholesterol; 21 mg sodium. 4.1 g carbohydrates; 0.7 g protein; Full Nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
01/03/2009
Most awesome. I ate my portion and wanted everyone else's. This will be a repeater in the summer when tomatoes aren't so expensive. Great job Sunny! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
06/21/2008
I made these tonight and they didn't taste good at all. I was looking forward to the sweet with the sugar and the basil but mine got clumpy and the tomatoes never blistered. Sorry i won't be making these again. My 7 year daughter states " they're yucky". Read More
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  • 5 star values: 110
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  • 3 star values: 11
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 5 stars
01/03/2009
Most awesome. I ate my portion and wanted everyone else's. This will be a repeater in the summer when tomatoes aren't so expensive. Great job Sunny! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/03/2009
Most awesome. I ate my portion and wanted everyone else's. This will be a repeater in the summer when tomatoes aren't so expensive. Great job Sunny! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/07/2008
This recipe is really easy and delicious. I used olive oil sliced garlic and then the fresh basil 'paste' you can now find in a tube in the produce department. This is a great recipe for using up extra tomatoes. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/08/2008
Very good! I used my garden fresh basil and tomatoes for this and it was an amazing way to cook cherry tomatoes! I sauteed some fresh garlic first. It's a keeper! Thanks. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/13/2008
I made a huge dinner for my family using what is in the garden and this was the quickest and easiest thing I made! It was their favorite!.. (besides dessert of course). I wished I would've just made these! Being a huge fan of garlic I added a bunch of it and it was delightful! Also you're instructions were great and the tomatoes blistered pefectly! THANKS Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/17/2012
Wonderful side dish that takes so little time to prepare! Who knew a little pint of cherry tomatoes could taste so good! I opted for olive oil vs. butter and used a bit of kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to season. I love the basil on these. Definitely serve hot off the stove as these cool down quickly. You could add a little shaved Parmesan or feta cheese to this to take it over the top - great with grilled steak! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/10/2009
excellent stuff! i slice em and add fresh basil. great quick side! excellent with chicken or chicken! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/17/2008
I must have made these 10 times already! Always looking for ways to use tomatoes. This is fantastic. Last time I added some crumbled gorgonzola cheese. Next time I'm adding some capers. Yum. Good job as always Sunnyshine! Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
06/21/2008
I made these tonight and they didn't taste good at all. I was looking forward to the sweet with the sugar and the basil but mine got clumpy and the tomatoes never blistered. Sorry i won't be making these again. My 7 year daughter states " they're yucky". Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
05/01/2011
I used fresh basil added a little olive oil and omitted the sugar. We loved this alongside our egg breakfast this morning for something a little different from the sliced tomatoes we generally have. Works well as sort of a garnish and plate filler too adding color and interest not to mention a nutrition bonus. Read More
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