Baked Plum Tomatoes

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins

These tomatoes are sweet, savory, and covered with a crunchy topping that the whole family will enjoy.


  • 4 plum tomatoes, halved

  • ¼ cup finely grated Parmesan cheese

  • 2 tablespoons plain breadcrumbs

  • ½ teaspoon mixed dried herbs, such as thyme, marjoram, oregano, and basil

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • teaspoon pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Halve 4 plum tomatoes lengthwise; slice off a sliver from the skin side so that the halves lie flat in a baking dish.

  2. In a small bowl, toss together 1/4 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese, 2 tablespoons plain breadcrumbs, 1/2 teaspoon mixed dried herbs (thyme, marjoram, oregano, and basil), 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Mound mixture on top of each tomato half.

  3. Bake until tomatoes are soft and topping is crisp and browned, about 20 minutes.

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