Recipe: Oven Baked Tomatoes

A simple dish with a lot of punch.

Feel free to browse recipes from our Retro Recipes series. You might also like our Tomato recipes here and here. Or you might like to browse BBQ recipes here and here. Check out our easy Autumn recipes here and here.

Oven Baked Tomatoes | Heat in The Kitchen

Oven Baked Tomatoes

So good straight from the garden. Serve with grilled polenta and a salad as an entree.

Whole, vine-ripened tomatoes virgin olive oil sea salt and black pepper

Cut the tomatoes in half. Place in an ovenproof dish, cut side up. Drizzle each tomato with olive oil, and grind salt and pepper over each half. Sprinkle with herbs. Bake in a 200C oven for 30 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.

For a change, and after sprinkling with herbs, sprinkle the top with very finely diced onion and fresh breadcrumbs, and dot with butter.

Oven Baked Tomatoes | Heat in The Kitchen

recipe notes
This recipe can be cooked in the BBQ, similar to BBQ Roasted Tomatoes.

Toppings can vary – sprinkle with a little couscous, or top with mozzarella or feta, some pesto or coriander paste or chilli paste.

Baked Tomatoes | Vegetarian | A Life Time of Cooking


This recipe is cross posted with our sister site, A Life Time of Cooking, and it appears here as part of the Retro Recipes series.

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