Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

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These sweet-and-tangy roasted cherry tomatoes make a delicious side dish and go well with meat, poultry, and fish!


  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes (2 cups)
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh garlic minced
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme


  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F.
  2. Place the tomatoes in a medium bowl. Add the garlic, olive oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, and dried thyme. Stir to coat.
  3. Transfer the tomatoes to a small, 1-quart baking dish.
  4. Roast the tomatoes until they are soft and beginning to burst, about 20 minutes.
  5. Divide the tomatoes among plates and drizzle with the cooking juices. Let them rest for 5 minutes, then serve.