Eve's Miso-Lemon Grilled Tomatoes | Recipe


Inspired by Tadashi's Grilled Tomatoes



¼ cup olive oil
5 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 ½ tbsp. soy sauce
1 ½ tbsp miso
1 tbsp. lemon juice
1 tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. kosher salt
4 medium tomatoes, cored and halved crosswise
1 cup roughly chopped mitsuba or cilantro leaves and stems


1. Whisk oil, garlic, soy sauce, miso, lemon juice, and salt in a 9″ x 13″ baking dish. Add tomatoes; toss to coat and lay cut side down in dish. Let tomatoes marinate at room temperature for 15 minutes.

2. Heat a charcoal grill or set a gas grill to high; bank coals or turn off burner on one side. Reserve marinade and grill tomatoes, cut side down, on hottest part of grill until slightly charred, 2-4 minutes. Flip tomatoes and spoon reserved marinade over tops; continue to grill without flipping until tomatoes are slightly caramelized, 6-8 minutes. Garnish with cliantro.