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Roasted Tomatoes with Pesto and Parmesan

Roasted Tomatoes with Pesto and Parmesan

Roasted tomatoes are always a hit in my house – we all love them. They are the most requested veggie side dish by my children. I decided to jazz these tomatoes up with a bit of leftover pesto and shredded Parmesan cheese.  My kids and husband thought they tasted terrific. and I loved them so much I could have eaten them all.

Roasted Tomatoes with Pesto and Parmesan

How to Make Roasted Tomatoes with Pesto and Parmesan

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with tin foil then coat with olive oil cooking spray.

Prepare pesto – click here for the recipe. Place the tomato halves on the baking sheet. Season the tomatoes with a bit of freshly cracked black pepper, to taste. Place a bit of pesto on each tomato half followed by a pinch of shredded Parmesan cheese.

Roasted Tomatoes with Pesto and Parmesan

Place into the oven and roast for 10-12 minutes or until tomatoes are softened and the cheese is melted. Remove from the oven and add a touch more Parmesan cheese and a bit of fresh basil to the top of each tomato half. Serve immediately. Enjoy.

Roasted Tomatoes with Pesto and Parmesan

 

Roasted Tomatoes with Pesto and Parmesan

 

Yield:

Total Time: 10-12 minutes

Ingredients:

Olive oil cooking spray
5 small tomatoes, halved
Freshly cracked black pepper, to taste
Pesto, to taste
Parmesan cheese, shredded
Fresh basil, chopped

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with tin foil then coat with olive oil cooking spray.

Prepare pesto – click up above for the recipe.  Place the tomato halves on the baking sheet. Season the tomatoes with a bit of freshly cracked black pepper, to taste. Place a bit of pesto on each tomato half followed by a pinch of shredded Parmesan cheese.

Place into the oven and roast for 10-12 minutes or until tomatoes are softened and the cheese is melted. Remove from the oven and add a touch more Parmesan cheese and a bit of fresh basil to the top of each tomato half. Serve immediately. Enjoy.

Recipe and photos by For the Love of Cooking.net

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8 Comments

  1. Merhabalar, çok leziz ve iştah açıcı görünüyor. Ellerinize sağlık.

    Saygılar.

    Translated:

    Hello , it looks very tasty and appetizing. Hand your health .

    Regards .

  2. My dad makes a mean roasted tomato like this, but I need to urge him to use pesto next time! These look delicious!

  3. i’m pretty sure i’ve never made something like this for a side dish, and there’s no excuse for that! what a colorful and delicious dish.

  4. I have the opposite problem in my house! The.boy is just NOT into roasted tomatoes and I have to pressure him into eating them. Not that that will stop me from trying these beauties!