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Crostini and Bruschetta Toppings - Roasted Cherry Tomato

This Italian favorite combines fresh herbs, a pinch of this and a pinch of that to create a delicious low protein starter for your entire group to enjoy.

Roasted Cherry Tomato Topping


  • 1 pound cherry tomatoes, cut in half if large (455 gm)
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large shallot, minced (60 gm)
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar 
  • Pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh marjoram or 2 tsp dried marjoram
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Combine all ingredients in a baking dish and roast for about 10-20 minutes, until tomatoes are tender and juicy, stirring once.
  2. Season to taste with salt and pepper. 

Serve at room temperature. Serving size 1/4 cup. Makes 1 cup.  





Nutritional Information Per Serving Per Recipe
Calories 91 365
Protein 1.4 g 5.5 g
Phenylalanine 43 mg 171 mg
Leucine 51 mg 203 mg
Tyrosine 27 mg 107 mg