Monday, August 20, 2012

Grilled Green Tomatoes with Herbed Cream Cheese

I have a lovely recipe to share with you that is E-A-S-Y and oh so good.

I got it from a new cookbook (Thanks Maggie and Martha).  These two were raving over these grilled green tomatoes,  I had to give them a try!

Grilled Green Tomato with Herbed Cream Cheese  
adapted from "The Gardener & The Grill the Bounty of the Garden meets the Sizzle of the Grill" by Karen Adler and Judith Fertig

One 8oz block of creamed cheese, at room temperature
1 clove of garlic, minced
2 Tablespoons of chopped fresh basil
2 Tablespoons of chopped fresh chives
4 green tomatoes, thickly sliced
Olive Oil

Preheat your grill to a medium-hot temperature.  In a bowl, blend the cream cheese, with garlic, basil, and chives together until smooth.

Lay the tomato slices out on a baking sheet.  Brush with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper, on both sides.

Grill the tomatoes on one side 3-5 minutes, or until the tomatoes have good grill marks.  Then flip and grill on the other side the same way.  Keep the grill open while grilling the tomatoes.  

Take the tomato slices off the grill and then put a dollop of the cream cheese mixture on each tomato.  Serve hot with the melting cream cheese oozing off the tomato!


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