Easy to Follow Grilled Tomatoes Recipe

Easy to Follow Grilled Tomatoes Recipe

This Grilled Tomatoes Recipe is an easy grilling recipe and so delicious. Full of flavor and topped with melted cheese and herbs. They are the perfect quick grilling side for your family meal or camping meal.

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Grilled Tomatoes Recipe

Why I Love these Grilled Tomatoes

  • A delicious side dish or appetizer to any meal
  • They are a great use of your fresh tomatoes from the garden
  • I love how easy these tomatoes are to prepare
  • There’s very little prep time and so much reward
  • You can customize your tomatoes with additional toppings, like your favorite vinaigrette, basil, bread crumbs, garlic, olive oil, and more…

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FAQ’s

What are some good toppings for These Cheesy Grilled Tomatoes?

  • balsamic vinegar
  • chopped sweet onion
  • fresh cilantro
  • fresh basil
  • diced bell pepper
  • feta cheese
  • ricotta cheese
  • greek olives
  • red onion – diced
  • grilled zucchini
  • fresh cucumber
  • fresh mozzarella
  • bread crumbs
  • cracked black pepper

What Goes well with Grilled Tomatoes

  • cold pasta salad
  • warm pasta salad
  • grilled steak
  • hamburger
  • ribs
  • cowboy beans
  • bean salad

Make-Ahead and Storage

Can I Make these Grilled Tomatoes Ahead of Time?

These tomatoes are best served right off of the grill when warm and the cheese is melted

How long will cooked tomatoes last?

Leftovers:

Cooked tomatoes, covered in the fridge should last 3-5 days

Reheating: 

Reheat cooked tomatoes in the microwave, in a pan on the grill, or in the oven until warmed through

Tips and Tricks:

  • use a zesty Italian dressing for the most flavor
  • be sure to salt the tomatoes to taste
  • if preferred, add other dries spices like basil, thyme, or oregano
  • get disposable baking pans with lids for charcoal grills and gas grills – easily place the lid on any leftovers and store them

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Are you ready to make this Grilled Tomato Recipe? Let’s make sure you have everything you’ll need…

Ingredients 

  • Roma Tomatoes – you can substitute other ripe tomatoes
  • Salt to taste – kosher salt would be delicious
  • Zesty Italian Dressing
  • Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • Chopped fresh basil and chives – can substitute dried herbs
  • other ideas for toppings…garlic flavored bread crumbs, olive oil, minced garlic, fresh herbs

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How do You Grill Tomatoes?

Instructions: 

  1. Preheat grill to medium heat or medium-high heat
  2. Place the tomato halves into the foil pan with the cut side up
  3. salt
  4. Drizzle the dressing evenly over the tops
  5. Sprinkle the cheeses evenly on the top of the tomatoes
  6. Place the pan onto the grill and close the lid
  7. Grill for about 15 minutes or until the cheese has melted through
  8. Add the herbs to the top of the tomatoes and serve warm

If you are looking for more Quick Grilling Recipes, check out the links below…

Easy Foil Packet Grilling Recipe 

Delicious Grilled Naan Pizza 

Easy Make Ahead Western Skillet Campfire Breakfast Hash

Finally, Here’s the Recipe for Cheesy Grilled Tomatoes an Easy Grilling Recipe

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Cheesy Grilled Tomatoes

Delicious grilled tomatoes filled with zesty Italian dressing and topped with melted cheese

  • Author: Melissa
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 10-12 servings 1x

Ingredients

Scale
  • About 6 Roma Tomatoes cut in half
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup of Zesty Italian Dressing
  • 1 cup of Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1/4 cup of Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • Chopped fresh basil and chives – can substitute dried herbs
  • other ideas for toppings…
  • garlic flavored bread crumbs
  • olive oil
  • minced garlic

Instructions

  1. Preheat grill to medium heat
  2. Place the cut tomatoes into the foil pan with the cut side up
  3. salt
  4. Pour dressing evenly over the tops
  5. Add the cheeses evenly to the top of the tomatoes
  6. Place the pan onto the grill and close the lid
  7. Grill for about 15 minutes or until the cheese has melted through
  8. Add the herbs to the top of tomatoes and serve warm

Notes

What are some good toppings for These Cheesy Grilled Tomatoes?

  • balsamic vinegar
  • chopped sweet onion
  • fresh cilantro
  • fresh basil
  • diced bell pepper
  • feta cheese
  • ricotta cheese
  • greek olives
  • red onion – diced
  • grilled zucchini
  • fresh cucumber
  • fresh mozzarella
  • bread crumbs
  • cracked black pepper

What Goes well with Grilled Tomatoes

  • cold pasta salad
  • warm pasta salad
  • grilled steak
  • hamburger
  • ribs
  • cowboy beans
  • bean salad

Make-Ahead and Storage

Can I Make these Grilled Tomatoes Ahead of Time?

These tomatoes are best served right off of the grill when warm and the cheese is melted

How long will cooked tomatoes last?

Leftovers:

Cooked tomatoes, covered in the fridge should last 3-5 days

Reheating: 

Reheat cooked tomatoes in the microwave, in a pan on the grill, or in the oven until warmed through

 

Happy Grilling

~Melissa – Kid Friendly Things To Do

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