Adventures in Healthier Eating with 2 Kids and a Picky Husband

Simply Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

3 WWPP Posted by 9 years ago 11 Comments

I was making the toddler’s lunch when I realized I had a pint of cherry tomatoes that were getting a bit overripe. I don’t know about you, but I can’t eat cherry tomatoes once they get all “wrinkly”. For some reason, they gross me out! So I decided to make a little evening snack.

Boy am I glad I did. So simple, yet SO delicious. Plus you get a healthy oil in paired with tomatoes which is said to be a powerful combo!Simply Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

  • 1 tsp olive oil (5g)
  • 1 pint cherry/grape tomatoes
  • Kosher Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • Garlic Powder
  • Onion Powder
  • Basil or Italian Seasoning
  • 1 tbsp Parmesan Cheese (5g)

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.

In a small roasting or pyrex dish add the oil and swirl around a bit. Add the tomatoes and toss to coat. Sprinkle with spices and cheese.

Roast for about 18 minutes shaking once.

Transfer to a bowl making sure to get all the toasted spices and cheese. Allow to cool for a few minutes.


Here’s a little before and after cooking shot.

Simply Roasted Cherry Tomatoes - beforeSimply Roasted Cherry Tomatoes - after

Approx Nutritional Information per serving
Servings Amt per Serving
1 Entire Recipe
Calories Fat Fiber WWPs
120 7g 4g old: 2 new: 3
Sugar Sat Fat Carbs Protein
8g 2g 13g 5g

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    December 10, 2008

    This looks great! I am going to try it tomorrow.

    Laura Brandon

    December 10, 2008

    mmm that looks DELISH!


    December 11, 2008

    I love that that is such a HUGE serving for only 2 points.


    December 11, 2008

    I do this but halve the tomatoes (of any size!) and set them in the dish cut side up so that the cheese/toppings stay on top better. I love tomatoes like this:)


    December 11, 2008

    This is a GREAT idea for leftover cherry tomatoes. I usually end up with a bunch that go wrinkly. :) Thanks!


    December 11, 2008

    Yum...these look and sound good. I guess I'll be picking up some cherry or grape tomatoes tonight too!

    Krista S.

    December 11, 2008

    I bet it tastes sorta like pizza! I also cannot eat wrinkly tomatoes. I don't really dig tomatoes cooked, but these look good enough to make me give them a try. You've changed my mind on so many things I used to say "yuck" to...this just might be another. Thanks, Roni.


    December 13, 2008

    What a great idea! I can't tell you how many tomatoes I have thrown away because they get wrinkly. You know what? These would be AWESOME cut up on a pizza!!!

    Laura Brandon

    February 23, 2009

    FINALLY got to make these today and they are SO GOOD! I never would have thought of this, thank you so much for your creativity!


    November 9, 2009

    Aloha Roni.....found you on CNN and have been excited to start shedding the pounds! I had some grape tomoatos in the fridge already and decided to try this first! At the end of the 18 minutes tho, my poor tomotaos turned to mush and the juice filled the bottom of the bowl. Any reason why this happened? They still had the flavor but Im not much of a mush tomoato person. Suggestions? Mahalo for now, Alani


    November 9, 2009

    Keep an eye on them and pull them out earlier next time? Maybe your oven runs hotter then mine?? Not sure.