One of the most attractive, tastiest and easy to make side dishes that are always a hit! These pair well with any poultry, meat, fish, vegetarian or egg dish. The key for flavour is choosing high quality seasonal tomatoes in season or local hothouse tomatoes in the winter.
Makes 4 servings
What you need:
4 medium tomatoes
Salt and pepper to taste
1 cup bread crumbs (ready-prepared or homemade)
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
1/2 tsp. dried basil
1 tbsp. olive oil
How you prepare:
1. Cut tomatoes in half crosswise and place in a baking dish. Sprinkle the cut side of the tomatoes with salt and pepper to taste.
2. In a bowl, stir together bread crumbs, garlic, parsley, basil and olive oil.
3. Bake at 400F for 15-20 minutes or until heated and bread crumbs toasted.
Variations: Try mixing any combination of your favourite fresh or dried herbs or adding parmesan cheese.
Calories 160, Calories from Fat 45, Total Fat 5g (8% DV), Saturated Fat 1g (5% DV), Trans Fat, Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV), Sodium 210mg (9% DV), Total Carbohydrate 25g (8% DV), Dietary Fiber 3g (12% DV), Sugars 5g, Protein 5g, Vitamin A (15% DV), Vitamin C (35% DV), Calcium (8% DV), Iron (10% DV). Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.