Baked Tomatoes Provencal Recipe
Healthy Vegetable Side Dish for Breaded Baked Tomatoes
This recipe for baked tomatoes is 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 for brunch or supper. The key for flavour is choosing high quality seasonal tomatoes in the summer and fall or local hothouse tomatoes in the winter. This recipe also works great to place in a casserole dish on the upper rack of your BBQ if you don’t want to turn on the stove on a hot summer day.
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. (This recipe also works great to place in a casserole dish on the upper rack of your BBQ if you don’t want to turn on the stove on a hot summer day.)
Variations: Try mixing any combination of your favourite fresh or dried herbs or adding parmesan cheese.
Dietary Fiber 3g
We hope you enjoyed this recipe for baked tomatoes! Do you have a favorite way to serve tomatoes? Let us know in the comments!
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