Quick "Stewed" Tomatoes
Halving some of the tomatoes gives this side a range of textures.
- Total Time:
- Servings: 4
Source: Everyday Food, October 2007
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 2 celery stalks, thinly sliced
- 1/2 medium onion, diced
- Coarse salt and ground pepper
- 2 pints grape or cherry tomatoes, 1 pint halved
- 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
In a large saucepan, heat butter over medium. Add celery, onion, and 1/2 cup water; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until water has evaporated and celery is tender, 7 to 10 minutes.
Add tomatoes; cook until tomatoes are soft and juicy, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in basil; season with salt and pepper.