Sautéed Cherry Tomatoes with Fresh Herbs

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By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1998

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Ever try to stab a hot cherry tomato with a fork? Ever try to eat one? So now you know why we cut them in half before cooking. If you have no fresh herbs, the tomatoes are delicious simply sautéed.


  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 cups cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • Salt and freshly ground


Heat the butter in a large sauté pan over medium heat. Add the tomatoes and cook, stirring constantly, until tender and warm, 1 to 2 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper and sprinkle with the herbs. Serve with beef, lamb, chicken, or fish.