Unique Grilled Recipes: Sweet and Savory Grilled Tomini

Unique Grilled Recipes: Sweet and Savory Grilled Tomini


  • 6 Tomini
  • 1 tbs Pine Nut
  • 3 ½ tbs Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 5 Fresh Basil Leaves
  • a few Sprigs of Thyme
  • 1 big Tomato
  • Salt to Taste
  • 2 tbs Honey
  • 2 tbs Organic Jam
YIELD 6 servings
PREP. TIME 10 min.
COOK TIME 12 min.
TOTAL TIME 22 min.


Preparation of Savory Tomini with Tomatoes and Herbs

  • In a nonstick frying pan toast the pine nuts with a tablespoon of oil.
  • Then put them in a bowl with chopped fresh herbs and olive oil.
  • Grill the tomato slices for a few seconds at high temperature.
  • Arrange on the plates and season with few drops of the herbs sauce and a pinch of salt.
  • Place 4 tomini on hot grill, cook for three minutes each side, making sure that they do not melt or burn, if the grid is too hot reduce the cooking time.
  • Once the Tomini are ready, place them over the tomato slices and top with the remaioning herb sauce.

Cooking Tips

You can also serve them hot with a mixed salad of tomatoes and cucumbers, as the one in the picture.

Preparation of Sweet Tomini with Honey and Jam

  • Cook two tomini on a hot grill, for three minutes each side.
  • When you see that cheese begin to soften put it on a plate, engrave a cross on the top of the Tomini with a knife.
  • Put some jam on one Tomino, and some honey on the other one.

With these two simple and quick recipes you will propose a valuable meat substitute in your BBQ menu, interesting not only for vegetarians, but also for lovers of cheese and its pairings. Serve very hot!

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