Honey-Marinated Cherry Tomatoes

Honey-Marinated Cherry Tomatoes

With just a little extra effort, you'll be able to enjoy even a huge amount of freshly-picked cherry tomatoes.


Freshly-picked cherry tomatoes
as many as you have
as needed


1. Remove the stems of the tomatoes and stick in 2 toothpicks into each tomato.
2. Put the tomatoes and toothpicks in a pot of boiling water and blanch them for 30 seconds.
3. Drain and cool the tomatoes in cold water.
4. Peel each cherry tomato and place them in a plastic container.
5. Drain any water in the plastic container and pour enough honey on top of the tomatoes to cover each tomato. The amount of honey doesn't have to be precise.
6. Store them in the refrigerator and leave for at least 1/2-1 day before serving.
7. Enjoy as a dessert.
8. If you end up making too much, divide each serving into plastic bags, and freeze them.
9. These honey marinated cherry tomatoes are also delicious frozen. Their texture will become similar to sherbet.
10. They are also delicious served with unsweetened yogurt.

Story Behind this Recipe

We harvested too many cherry tomatoes, and I was wondering what to do with them. So with a little bit of time and extra effort, I came up with these honey-marinated cherry tomatoes.