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I had some hard "bullet" tomatoes, and this really made them tasty! I cut them in half, salt and peppered, then put them cut side down in a frypan with a little butter. I added the balsamic, then slid them on top of the fresh basil and put them in the oven. I baked them slowly for about an hour, (the men were late :) wonderful side dish with bacon and eggs! Aussie swap May2010

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mummamills May 12, 2010

I do these on the grill instead of oven. Brush tops with olive oil and put them face down. When done, I then drizzle the balsamic and top with the other ingredients.

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MaggieOhio September 27, 2014

I just have to agree with my fellow chefs. This is an excellent fast healthy side dish. A real keeper.
Made for Aus/NZ swap December 2011

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Jen T December 08, 2011

It doesn't get any easier than this. I made this as a side dish at my in-law's house because they love tomatoes as much as I do. We had these tomatoes along with some grilled chicken, asparagus and scalloped potatoes. Everyone loved these tomatoes. We baked them for 18 minutes and they were still a little firm, which we thought was just the right texture. The balsamic vinegar, basil and seasonings were the perfect blend with the tomatoes. We like balsamic vinegar so we used a bit more than the 1 tablespoon called for in the recipe. This recipe is so fast and easy that I will be using it often. Thanks for another great recipe, Chef floWer. Made for October 2011 Aus/NZ Swap.

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Crafty Lady 13 October 29, 2011

Delicious and quick...I like dish on demand. Made for A-NZ#53.

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gailanng June 06, 2011

So quick and easy, but oh so good. We really enjoyed these, will go back and make this recipe often. Can not wait until the spring crop of tomatoes comes.

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morgainegeiser May 12, 2010

I adore roasted tomatoes, and this version is superb. It's especially good as it doesn't require any oil. Used about 1 1/2 punnets of plump cherry tomatoes and roasted for about 20 minutes. Also a great way to use up a bit of homegrown basil. Thanks Rose!

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Leggy Peggy May 09, 2010

A very tasty and easy side dish. Thanks for posting this little gem.

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Fast Tomatoes With Basil and Balsamic