Marinated cherry tomatoes with fresh garden herbs, easy to make and a delicious addition to salads, pizzas and charcuterie boards.
Good morning friends! How are you? I hope that you are soaking up the sunny summer days and enjoying the bounty from your garden. We are still reaping the benefits of our neighbors’ garden so this week I made marinated tomatoes and they are easy and delicious.
How to Make Marinated Cherry Tomatoes
- Wash and dry your cherry tomatoes
- cut tomatoes in 1/2 or in 1/4 depending upon their size
- Thinly slice the onion
- Smash the garlic with a little salt and make a paste
- Mix tomatoes, onions, garlic past in a bowl
- Mix vinegar, lemon juice, salt and pepper together
- Pour vinegar mixture over the tomatoes, let sit for 1-2 hours to marinate
- Serve and enjoy
Serving Suggestions for Marinated Tomatoes
There are infinite ways to use a batch of marinated tomatoes. Here are some serving suggestions.
- As a side dish
- On a cheese, butter or charcuterie board
- As relish on a sandwich
- On top of homemade pizza or flatbread
- Piled on toasted bread for the best bruschetta
- To top your salad greens
- A topping for avocado toast
1/2 lbs. of cherry tomatoes
1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
1 clove garlic, smashed with salt to form a paste
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 Tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 lemon, juiced
pepper and salt to taste
garnish fresh basil
Take your tomatoes and depending upon the size cut them in half, quarter them or if they are small leave them whole. Then thinly slice the onion into strips. Smash the garlic on your cutting board and mix with a pinch of salt, then smush it on the board to make a paste.
Add the tomatoes, onion, and garlic to a bowl and mix together.
An easy and delicious way to use your garden or farmers market bounty.
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Category: Appetizer, Side Dish
- Cuisine: American
- Diet: Vegetarian
Keywords: marinated tomatoes
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What have you been making with the bounty from your garden? Do you have any recipes to share?
I am hoping to salvage at least 1 tomato plant from the deer. They are so greedy and hungry they recently at 6 ghost pepper plants and the peppers. Speaking of gardens, does anyone know when you harvest sweet potatoes?
I hope that you enjoyed my recipe for marinated cherry tomatoes with fresh herbs. You can also try my recipe for pickled tomatoes, they are delicious too!
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