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Tomatoes Grilled with Basil and Garlic

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  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Shredded fresh basil 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Tomatoes/8 large plum tomatoes 4 Medium, halved lengthwise

1. Spray the grill rack with nonstick spray; prepare the grill for medium-hot fire.
2. Combine the garlic, basil, salt, and oil in a small bowl.
3. Spoon the herb mixture onto the cut sides of the tomatoes and let stand at room temperature 1 hour. If using plum tomatoes, thread them on skewers.
4. Grill the tomatoes 5 inches from heat, at edge of grill, turning once, until hot, about 10 minutes for medium tomatoes, and 5 minutes for plum tomatoes. Serve the tomatoes hot, or at room temperature.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 247 Calories from Fat 142

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.9%

Saturated Fat 2.2 g11.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 283.9 mg11.8%

Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.2%

Dietary Fiber 6.5 g25.8%

Sugars 13.1 g

Protein 6 g11.5%

Vitamin A 97.8% Vitamin C 116.4%

Calcium 10.3% Iron 11.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tomatoes Grilled With Basil And Garlic Recipe