"Fried" Tomatoes Recipe With Garlic: A Healthy Sautéed Red Tomato Recipe That's Ready in 5 Minutes by 30Seconds Food

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5 months ago
"Fried" Tomatoes Recipe With Garlic: A Healthy Sautéed Red Tomato Recipe That's Ready in 5 Minutes

Isn't it wonderful that we can get fresh tomatoes are year 'round? This easy "fried" tomato recipe doesn't have a breading like fried green tomatoes, so it's lighter and healthier. 

The tomatoes are quickly cooked in olive oil and garlic, and are a tasty side dish for chickenpork, beef, or served over lettuce for a fresh salad. You could even serve them over pasta.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 8 minutes

Servings: 2


  • 1 large tomato, sliced thick
  • 3 - 4 cloves garlic, pressed or minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh herbs (optional)

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Heat the olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the tomato slices, sprinkle with sea salt and pepper, and cook for about 1 minute.
  2. Flip the tomatoes and add the garlic and herbs, if using. Cook 1 more minute.
  3. Flip the tomatoes again to coat with the garlic and cook about 1 more minute. Drizzle with a little olive oil and sprinkle with more sea salt and pepper before serving, if desired.

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Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Oh, yum! I love this idea, Donna John . So fresh and quick and delish!
I'm a fried tomato lover for sure...
Yummy recipe! 🍅🍅

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