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Saturday 2 July 2016

Roasted Jubilee tomatoes with a fresh herb crust

These tomatoes, when topped with a herby breadcrumb mixture, make a very nice starter or side dish. If you do not wish to use breadcrumbs, a substitute such as toasted pine nuts could be used instead...

Serves 8
4 Jubilee tomatoes
1 slice white bread (or toasted pine nuts if preferred)
1 tsp fresh thyme leaves, chopped
1 tbsp fresh parsley leaves, chopped
1 tsp fresh chives, chopped
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 garlic clove, crushed
4 tsp wholegrain mustard

1. Remove the tomatoes from the vine and wash. Preheat the oven to 200°C/gas mark 6. Toast the bread, then remove the crusts and blitz in a food processor to make crumbs. Add the herbs, oil and garlic and pulse briefly to mix. Season.
2. Halve the tomatoes and put one layer into a shallow ovenproof dish. Spread the cut surfaces with a little mustard then generously cover with the herb crumb mix. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until the topping is crunchy and lightly browned.

Each serving provides:
2.9g carbohydrate 0.3g fibre 0.8g protein 1.7g fat

Recipe idea from here

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All the best Jan


Anonymous said...

Sunshine food.

Jenny S

Snowbird said...

What a lovely dish, simple, tasty and just perfect for

Bob Bushell said...

Oh yes, that is one of the best, yummy yummy.

happyone said...

That looks great and very tasty.

Amy at Ms. Toody Goo Shoes said...

iThis is my kind of recipe! I am definitely going to try these, and soon! First, I have to figure out what 200° C/Gas mark 6 means! (I just googled it - I'm good!) Pinning this! Thanks, Jan!

Martha said...

Oh, delicious! Another wonderful recipe. I hope you've been enjoying a lovely weekend!

Launna said...

Jan these sound delicious... I love tomatoes... I'd like to try them out with pine nuts, they have such a nice flavor xox ♡♡

Lisa said...

A tasty way of perking up a accompaniment to a meal, great for summer salads.
Lisa x