TikTok Tomatoes

5 minutes total
Makes 1 - 2 servings

Well, we can say for certain that the recent “TikTok Tomato” trend is over.

Afterall, you’re reading this on a website put together by a bunch of over-40-year-olds, and we first stumbled across the “recipe” in a Bon Appetit feature about social-media food trends. That said, this recipe is so good and so simple, we think it’ll outlive any flash-in-the-pan trend status, living forever in our rolodex of quick and easy dishes that we love to eat. It’s adaptable too: here, we’re using Chile Crunch made by Susie Hojel in Colorado, but you can use any brand you like. Chili crisp seems to have permanently entered the American pantry, and there are a ton of brands out there making their own spin on the crunchy, spicy condiment. That’s quite the introduction for a two-ingredient recipe, so we’ll stop here and let the food do the rest of the talking.

What You'll Need


For the shopping list

  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes

From our shop

1-2 tablespoons of  Chile Crunch
$16.00– Denver - Colorado
Out of stock

As needed  Novo Frantoio
$27.00– Tuscany - Italy
To taste  Sea Salt Flakes
$16.00– Gossen Island - Norway


From the kitchen

  • 1 Chef's Knife
  • 1 Cutting Board
  • 1 Medium Bowl
  • Measuring Spoons

What you'll have to do

Step 1

Halve the cherry tomatoes lengthwise and place in a medium bowl.

Step 2

Add 1-2 tablespoons of your preferred chili crunch.

Step 3

Drizzle with a healthy glug of good olive oil and a sprinkle of flaky salt. Toss to combine, and serve.

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