Broiled Italian Tomatoes in a white shallow dish

Broiled Italian Tomatoes with Garlic and Herbs

Full of the flavours of sunny Tuscany, these Broiled Italian Tomatoes make a quick and easy healthy side dish for your favourite grilled meat or other vegetables. Keto, Paleo and Dairy-free.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 109kcal
Author Flavour & Savour


  • 6 medium ripe tomatoes Campari or other flavourful tomato variety
  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 cloves garlic sliced
  • 1/4 cup mixed Italian herbs rosemary, oregano, thyme
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar good quality aged


  • Slice tomatoes in half through their equator and arrange in a baking dish.
  • Peel garlic cloves and slice them thinly. Mince the herbs and divide in two.
  • In a small skillet over medium heat, heat oil gently, then add sliced garlic. After one minute, add 2 tablespoons of the herbs and cook just until the garlic begins to brown.
  • Remove from heat and drizzle the garlic-herb infused oil over the tomatoes.
  • Sprinkle the remaining fresh herbs over the tomatoes and broil for 7-10 minutes or until tomatoes are tender. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
    Broiled Italian Tomatoes in a white shallow dish
  • Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and serve immediately.
    Drizzling balsamic vinegar on Broiled Italian Tomatoes


Calories: 109kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 475mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1590IU | Vitamin C: 25.7mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 1.6mg