Cherry Tomatoes Sautéed with Green Onions Recipe - Easy and Delicious

Cherry Tomatoes Sautéed with Green Onions

Cherry Tomatoes Sautéed with Green Onions Recipe - Easy and Delicious
Preparation time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 5 minutes | Servings: 4


Cherry Tomatoes Sautéed with Green Onions
Cherry Tomatoes Sautéed with Green Onions

Cherry Tomatoes Sautéed with Green Onions is a simple and flavorful dish that makes for a perfect side dish or light meal. The combination of sweet cherry tomatoes and savory green onions creates a delicious and colorful dish that is sure to impress.


This recipe is a modern twist on a classic sautéed tomato dish. Cherry tomatoes are a popular ingredient in many Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines, known for their sweet flavor and vibrant color. By adding green onions and Worcestershire sauce, this recipe takes the traditional sautéed tomatoes to a whole new level of flavor.


How to prepare

  1. Heat butter and oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onions and cook until tender but not brown, about 1 minute.
  3. Add tomatoes and sauté just until the skins begin to split, about 3 minutes.
  4. Add Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper.
  5. Cook for another minute.
  6. Stir to mix and serve.


  • Add crumbled feta cheese or grated Parmesan cheese for extra flavor.
  • Sprinkle with fresh herbs such as basil or parsley before serving.
  • Add a splash of balsamic vinegar for a tangy twist.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Be sure to use ripe cherry tomatoes for the best flavor and texture.

- Do not overcook the tomatoes, as they will become mushy.

- Adjust the seasoning to your taste preferences by adding more salt, pepper, or Worcestershire sauce.

- Serve the dish immediately after cooking to enjoy the fresh flavors of the tomatoes and green onions.

Serving Suggestions

Serve the Cherry Tomatoes Sautéed with Green Onions as a side dish to grilled chicken or fish, or enjoy it on its own with a side of crusty bread.

Cooking Techniques


Ingredient Substitutions

Use shallots or red onions instead of green onions.

- Substitute grape tomatoes for cherry tomatoes.

Make Ahead Tips

This dish is best served fresh, but you can prepare the ingredients ahead of time and quickly sauté them when ready to serve.

Presentation Ideas

Serve the Cherry Tomatoes Sautéed with Green Onions in a colorful dish garnished with fresh herbs for a beautiful presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair this dish with a light white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio for a refreshing and balanced meal.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Reheat in a skillet over medium heat until warmed through.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Calories per serving: 80


Total Carbohydrates: 6g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Sugar: 3g


Total Fat: 6g

Saturated Fat: 2g


Protein: 1g

Vitamins and minerals

Vitamin C: 20% of daily value

Vitamin A: 15% of daily value


Contains dairy (butter)


This dish is low in calories and carbohydrates, making it a healthy and delicious option for a light meal or side dish.


Cherry Tomatoes Sautéed with Green Onions is a simple and delicious dish that is perfect for a quick and healthy meal. With its vibrant colors and fresh flavors, this recipe is sure to become a favorite in your kitchen.

How did I get this recipe?

I can't forget the first time I saw this recipe. It was a warm summer day, and I was visiting my dear friend Margaret in her cozy little cottage by the countryside. Margaret was an excellent cook, and I always looked forward to trying out new dishes whenever I visited her.

On that particular day, Margaret had planned to make a simple yet delicious side dish of cherry tomatoes sautéed with green onions. I watched in awe as she effortlessly chopped the green onions and tossed them into a hot skillet with some olive oil. The fragrance that filled the air was simply divine.

As the green onions began to soften and caramelize, Margaret added the plump cherry tomatoes, letting them cook until they were just starting to burst. The sight of the vibrant red tomatoes mingling with the golden green onions was a feast for the eyes.

I eagerly helped Margaret sprinkle some salt and pepper over the tomatoes and onions, as she explained that the key to this dish was to let the natural flavors of the ingredients shine through. No need for fancy seasonings or complicated cooking techniques – just simple, fresh ingredients cooked to perfection.

As we sat down to enjoy our meal, I took my first bite of the cherry tomatoes sautéed with green onions. The burst of sweet and tangy flavors danced on my tongue, and I knew that I had just discovered a new favorite dish.

From that day on, I made sure to ask Margaret for the recipe whenever I visited her. She was more than happy to share her culinary secrets with me, and I eagerly scribbled down the instructions in my tattered old recipe book.

Over the years, I have made this dish countless times, tweaking the recipe here and there to suit my own tastes. Sometimes I like to add a sprinkle of fresh herbs like basil or parsley, or a splash of balsamic vinegar for a little extra zing. But no matter how I choose to prepare it, the cherry tomatoes sautéed with green onions always remind me of that special day with Margaret.

As I reflect on all the recipes I have collected over the years, I realize that each one tells a story. Whether it's a family heirloom passed down through generations or a new discovery made in a friend's kitchen, every recipe has its own unique journey.

And so, as I sit in my own kitchen, surrounded by the comforting smells of sautéed onions and simmering sauces, I am grateful for all the friends and loved ones who have shared their culinary wisdom with me. Each recipe is a treasure, a reminder of the moments we have shared and the memories we have created together.

So the next time you find yourself in the kitchen, trying out a new recipe or revisiting an old favorite, take a moment to savor the flavors and the stories behind the dish. You never know what new culinary adventure awaits you, just waiting to be discovered.


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