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Broiled Tomatoes Parmesan

Type: Vegetables
Serves: 8 people

Recipe Ingredients

2   Ripe tomatoes - (12 to 14 oz total) (medium)
1   Garlic clove - minced
2 teaspoons 10mlOlive oil
1 tablespoon 15mlMinced fresh basil
  = (or 1 tspn dried basil)
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlFreshly-ground black pepper
1/2 cup 73g / 2.6ozFresh soft bread crumbs
  = (or 1 slice bread, crumbled)
1 tablespoon 15mlFreshly-grated Parmesan cheese
  = (preferably imported)

Recipe Instructions

Cut the tomatoes in half crosswise. Gently squeeze out and discard the seeds. Place the tomatoes cut-side up on a boiler pan prepared with nonstick pan spray.

Combine the garlic, oil, basil, and pepper in a small bowl. Brush evenly over the cut surfaces of the tomatoes. Broil 6 inches from the heat source until hot, about 5 minutes.

While the tomatoes are broiling, combine the crumbs and cheese in a small bowl; sprinkle evenly over the tops of the hot tomatoes. Return to the broiler until the crumbs are browned, about 2 minutes. Serve immediately.

This recipe yields 4 servings. Serving size: 1/2 tomato.

Exchanges Per Serving: 1 Vegetable, 1/2 Monounsaturated Fat.

Nutrition Facts: Calories 60; Calories from Fat 28; Total Fat 3g; Saturated Fat 1g; Cholesterol 1mg; Sodium 62mg; Carbohydrate 7g; Dietary Fiber 1g; Sugars 3g; Protein 2g.

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