Sauteed Cherry Tomatoes with Garlic and Fresh Basil

Side Dishes.
This side dish takes less than 5 minutes to cook and is delicious eaten warm or cold. For the best flavour, use fresh, locally grown cherry tomatoes when in season.

Sauteed Cherry Tomatoes with Garlic and Fresh Basil


Quantity Ingredients
2 tbsp / 25 ml olive oil
4 cups / 1 litre cherry tomatoes
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1/4 cup / 50 ml fresh basil, roughly chopped
2 tbsp / 25 ml pine nuts
freshly ground black pepper, to taste


Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add tomatoes; sauté for about

3 to 4 minutes or until warm. Add garlic; sauté for another minute.

Remove from heat; stir in basil and pine nuts.

Serve warm.

Serves 4.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size Per 1 cup (250 ml)
Calories 95
Cholesterol 0
Carbohydrates 2
Fiber 1
Protein 1
Fat 10
Saturated Fat 1
Trans Fat 0
Unsaturated Fat 9
Sodium 2

Source: Heart Healthy Foods for Life