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Garlic-Kissed Tomatoes

Everyone I know loves this recipe— even my husband who normally doesn't like garlic! These tomatoes are a hit at potlucks...folks always ask for the recipe.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    12 servings


  • 6 medium tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • Peel and cut tomatoes in half horizontally. Squeeze tomatoes lightly to release seeds. Discard seeds and juices. Place tomato halves in a container with a tight-fitting lid.
  • In a small bowl, combine the oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt, oregano and pepper. Pour over tomatoes. Seal lid and turn to coat. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or up to 2 days, turning occasionally.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 58 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 105mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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  • ahmom
    Apr 27, 2015

    EXCELLENT! I'll make these often!