Italian herbed tomatoes

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
4 larges Tomatoes
1 teaspoon Salt
¼ cup Sliced green onions
1 \N Clove garlic, minced
¼ cup Olive or vegetable oil
1½ cup Fresh bread crumbs (3 slices)
¼ cup Grated Parmesan cheese
½ teaspoon Pepper
½ teaspoon Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon Grated lemon rind

1. Core tomatoes; cut in half crosswise. Place cut side up in shallow baking dish just large enough to hold them snugly; sprinkle with ½ teaspoon salt.

2. Saute green onion and garlic in olive oil in medium skillet until soft, about 3 minutes; remove from heat. Add bread crumbs, cheese, remaining salt, pepper, Italian seasoning and lemon rind; toss lightly with fork. Top each tomato with about 2 tablespoons of the crumb mixture.

3. Bake in a moderate oven (350 degrees) for 25 minutes, or until tomatoes are soft, but do not fall apart, and crumb mixture is lightly browned.

Posted to EAT-L Digest 10 Mar 97 by "Elizabeth A. Post" <millefiore@...> on Mar 10, 1997

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