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Tomato Fan? Try these Blistered Cherry Tomatoes on the Vine

This recipe is so easy. It’s hardly a recipe, but I must share it as tomato season in Provence is almost upon us, and these blistered cherry tomatoes are a perfect summer side dish. When you join a cooking class at Laurel in Fontvieille, we will make several dishes, including easy side dishes like this one.

Try Blistered Cherry Tomatoes on the Vine

Blistered Cherry Tomatoes

Stephanie Villegas
A quick and easy way to enjoy all your fresh tomatoes!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine French, Provencal
Servings 4 people


  • 2 clusters of Cherry Tomatoes on the vine approx. 12-16 tomatoes per cluster
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper
  • herbes de Provence


  • Heat the oven to 205°C / 400°F
  • Place tomatoes, still attached to their vines, on a baking sheet and generously drizzle with olive oil. Season with salt, pepper and herbes de Provence
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until their skins have slightly softened/burst and they appear to be melting
Keyword Tomatoes
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Stephanie Villegas

Born in San Francisco, California, Stephanie Villegas is a chef working and living in Provence. After a decade-long career in tech, Stephanie decided to follow her culinary passions and become a chef. She earned her culinary diploma at France's esteemed Ferrandi Paris and has worked in renowned restaurant kitchens from Paris to Provence. In 2022, she opened Laurel, a cooking school and private chef service located in the charming provençal village of Fontvieille.

With a mission to bring people closer together through food, her focus is on freshness and seasonality. As a Mexican-American, married to a Frenchman, living in Provence, you can be sure to find inspirations from around the world in her dishes.

On her table, you'll find ingredients you know, discover new ones and enjoy generous dishes of refined simplicity.

Explore Laurel here.

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