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Marinated Cherry Tomatoes

Marinated Cherry Tomatoes

  • Author: Paige Adams
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1-2 hours marinating
  • Total Time: 1-2 hours 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4 cups 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Marinate
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Diet: Vegan


From salads to pasta to bruschetta, there are so many things you can do with these simple marinated cherry tomatoes with garlic, fresh herbs and onions.


  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onions
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pound cherry tomatoes, halved


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the garlic, onions, vinegar, olive oil, chives, parsley, salt and pepper.
  2. Stir in the tomatoes. Let them marinate for 1-2 hours at room temperature. You can also marinate the tomatoes in the refrigerator for 12-24 hours. Just make sure to let them come to room temperature before serving.


Serving suggestions

  • Salad with or without greens
  • Bruschetta or crostini (spoon the tomatoes on fresh or toasted sliced baguette)
  • Pasta salad
  • Grains (stirred into cooked quinoa, farro or barley)
  • Topping for grilled fish or chicken

Store the tomatoes in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 5 days.

Keywords: cherry tomato recipes, marinated tomatoes