Roasting cherry tomatoes with sweet onion, white wine and herbs takes only 15 minutes for a perfect side dish. It's delicious as a side dish to any kind of grilled chicken, fish or even pork. Added to Angel Hair Pasta, and you have a delicious and healthy side dish in 20 minutes or less. The color is beautiful, too!
Adapted from foodiewife-kitchen.blogspot.com
pints cherry tomatoes (mix orange or yellow pear tomatoes for more color
small vidalia onion (yellow or white is fine, too)
cup white wine (I use Sauvignon Blanc)
garlic cloves, sliced thin
springs thyme (about 3-4" long)
kosher salt & fresh cracked pepper
freshly grated Parmesan cheese as a garnish (optional)
olive oil (about 1-2 Tbsp)
Preheat oven to 375F You will need an ovenproof skillet On medium heat, coat the skillet with a thin layer of olive oil. Add the onions and cook until tender, 3-4 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for about one minute, being careful not to let it burn. Turn off the heat. Add the thyme and season, to taste, with kosher salt & fresh cracked pepper. Add the tomatoes. Add the white wine. If not using white wine, drizzle with a little extra olive oil. Place the skillet in the oven, and roast until the tomato skins "pop"-- about 10-15 minutes. Remove from the oven. NOTE: You can cook this entirely on a stovetop, but I think that roasting gives the tomatoes an even sweeter flavor. If desired, you can even add a little balsamic vinegar. Serve as a side dish, or blend with cooked angel hair pasta. Garnish with fresh Parmesan or Romano cheese, if desired.