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Baked Tomato Parmesan

Baked Tomato Parmesan - This simple recipe is so delicious. The perfect healthy side dish. Looks beautiful too. Bake some tomatoes up this way and taste the deliciousness!
Course Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword baked tomatoes, parmesan, Tomatoes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 95 kcal


  • 2 medium to large tomatoes
  • 4 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 tsp mozzarella cheese
  • 4 tbsp parmesan cheese
  • dash sea or kosher salt
  • dash ground black pepper
  • fresh or dried oregano and basil , about 1/2 tsp
  • 6 tbsp tomato sauce, homemade or store bought, use a good quality for best taste
  • 2 tsp pine nuts, divided, this is optional for garnish and crunch


  1. 1.Preheat oven to 400 degrees

    2.Rinse tomato and dry completely. Slice in half. Make a very small slice on the bottom of each tomato so they can sit without

    rolling over.

    3.Sprinkle on salt, pepper and spices. Spoon on the tomato sauce then top with both cheeses.

    4.Place on a cookie sheet that is lined with foil and sprayed with cooking spray.

    5.Bake for about 15- 20 minutes until the cheeses are melted but not burnt and the tomato has softened.

    6 If using the pin nuts, add on top of tomato the last 5 minutes of baking. Enjoy!