Basil Grilled Tomatoes and Onions

Basil Grilled Tomatoes and Onions

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A touch of the Mediterranean on your barbeque. Basil and garlic complement tomatoes beautifully to create this simple but stunning dish. Select firm and ripe tomatoes for best results.

Basil Grilled Tomatoes and Onions recipe - How to make Basil Grilled Tomatoes and Onions

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 kebabs.
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Ingredients


12 cherry tomatoes
1 onion

To be mixed into a marinade
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp chopped fresh basil
1 large clove grated garlic (lehsun)
salt and black pepper (kalimirch) powder to taste

Method
    Main Procedure
  1. Pierce the tomatoes in 1 to 2 places using a fork and then place them in the marinade along with the onions wedges. Allow to marinate for about 30 minutes.
  2. Thread the onion and tomatoes alternately on skewers draining out and keeping aside the excess marinade that remains.
  3. Grill the skewers over a barbeque for 5 to 7 minutes till the tomatoes and
  4. Serve hot with garlic bread.

Tips
  1. You can also use this marinade as an interesting salad dressing.

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