Grilled Tomato and Scallion Salad

Grilled Tomato and Scallion Salad

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 2 min
  • Total: 12 min
  • Serving: 10 Servings

This simple salad is made with grilled tomatoes and scallions drizzled with olive oil and fresh lime juice, and then sprinkled with crumbled cotija cheese. Serve as a side to grilled meat, poultry and fish.


  • 8 tomatoes, cored and cut into 6 wedges
  • 2 bunches of scallions
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil plus for brushing
  • 2 cups crumbled cotija, about 4 ounces


  1. Prepare a grill on high heat.
  2. Brush the tomatoes and scallions with olive oil and then sprinkle generously with salt and fresh pepper. Place both vegetables onto the grill and cook for 1 minute per side, and then transfer to a serving platter.
  3. Drizzle the tomatoes and scallions with the olive oil and the lime juice, and then top with the crumbled cotija. Serve immediately.


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