A healthy appetizer in less than 20 minutes and in just 4 steps? We have it for you: Charred Cherry Tomatoes is the perfect choice!

This recipe is perfect for adding a lot of flavor to any dish. Cumin seeds add a surprising spicy note to this easy recipe for blistered cherry tomatoes. Serve as an appetizer with lots of crusty bread!

While slow-roasted tomatoes are heaven in one bite, in this recipe the cherry tomatoes roast fast and taste incredibly delicious, but the best part is that you can make this simple appetizer in no time. This recipe is really easy to make; just mix the cherry tomatoes with the ingredients and roast for 20 minutes and voila: amazing. This recipe is simple but has a hint of fresh, juicy flavor. It would be an excellent option for meetings with friends or any barbecue you have. Its contrast of flavors between smoky and sweet with a salty background is incredible to accompany it with chips or toast, or even add them to a pasta sauce to enhance its flavor and make it exquisite!

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Ingredients

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Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, cumin, honey, thyme, half the lemon zest, ¼ teaspoon salt, and several grinds of freshly ground pepper. Pour into a small rimmed baking dish and roast for 18 minutes. Turn the oven to broil and broil for 2 minutes, or until the tomatoes begin to char on top.
  3. In a small bowl, mix the yogurt with the remaining lemon zest and ¼ teaspoon salt.
  4. Spread the yogurt in a thin layer on a serving plate and top with the tomatoes. Sprinkle with red pepper flakes and garnish with fresh thyme leaves and mint leaves. Season to taste and serve with crusty bread for dipping.

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