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Tomatoes Parmesan

Delicious fresh tomatoes are abundant this time of year, and it is always helpful to have a new way to serve them. How about a delicious baked tomato? This very fast and easy recipe is a great way to highlight fresh tomatoes as one of the vegetables at your next meal.

4 fresh tomatoes (medium to large)
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 cup fresh bread crumbs
2 Tbsp. parsley
1 Tbsp. basil
2 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese
1/8 tsp. black pepper

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Wash and slice tomatoes in half. Put tomatoes cut side up in baking dish. In a skillet, saute garlic in olive oil for 1 - 2 minutes; do not brown. Remove skillet from heat and stir in breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, parsley, basil and pepper. Sprinkle mixture on top of tomatoes. Bake in oven for 15 minutes. Serves 8.

Nutrient Analysis: 1 serving
Calories 50
Protein (g) 1.6
Carbohydrate (g) 6
Total Fat (g) 2.5
   Saturated fat 0.5
   Monounsaturated fat 1.4 
   Polyunsaturated fat 0.3
Sodium (mg) 47

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