Grilled Green Tomatoes


  • 4 medium green tomatoes (about 2 pounds total), sliced 1/2" thick
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons Kosher salt, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided, plus more for grill and drizzling
  • 4 ounces goat cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • Zest of 1 lemon (about 2 teaspoons)
  • 1/2 teaspoon agave or honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes, plus more for garnish
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
  • Flaky sea salt, optional

Cooking Instructions

Step 1: Season tomatoes on both sides with 1 teaspoon Kosher salt and 1/2 teaspoon black pepper.  Drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil.  Set aside.

Step 2: In a medium bowl, mix goat cheese, cream, lemon zest, agave, red pepper flakes, and remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1 1/2 teaspoons Kosher salt, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper until well combined.  Spread on a platter or plate.

Step 3: Preheat a gas grill to high; clean and oil grates.  Grill tomatoes until well charred but not overly soft, 2 to 3 minutes per side.

Step 4: Arrange tomatoes over goat cheese mixture.  Drizzle with oil, then top with basil, sea salt (if using), and red pepper flakes.

Enjoy these grilled green tomatoes from Delish!