Sautéed Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

This tasty side dish recipe for sautéed cherry tomatoes brings out the natural sweetness of the tomatoes, while shallots give the dish an interesting garlic-onion bite. Once the tomato skins burst, they're ready to serve. Grape tomatoes can also be used in this recipe.

4 tablespoons butter
2 shallots, finely chopped
4 scallions, including some of the tops, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon dried dill weed
3 cups cherry or grape tomatoes
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley

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  1. Over low heat, melt the butter in a heavy skillet.
  2. Add the shallots, scallions, parsley, dill weed, and salt and sauté 4- to 5-minutes over low heat or until tender.
  3. Add the cherry tomatoes to the skillet, stirring gently, and cook for 5-minutes or until a few of the tomato skins burst.
  4. The tomatoes should be well-covered with the vegetable mixture. Serve immediately.


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