Sautéed Cherry Tomatoes with Garlic and Basil


Cherry or grape tomatoes are sautéed with fragrant garlic and basil and ready in under 10 minutes.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
10 mins


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided

  • 2 pints cherry or grape tomatoes

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a 12-inch frying pan over medium-high heat until oil starts to smoke.

  2. Add tomatoes to hot oil; season with salt and pepper. Sauté, shaking pan frequently, until tomatoes soften and skins just begin to wrinkle, about 2 minutes.

  3. Stir in garlic and continue shaking the pan until garlic is fragrant. Remove from heat; stir in fresh basil and remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

47 Calories
4g Fat
4g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 47
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Sodium 7mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 15mg 73%
Calcium 6mg 0%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 169mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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