parmesan-walnut-crusted-tomatoes

Parmesan and Walnut Crusted Tomatoes

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This is a great veggie option for those who can’t handle eating rich meat every morning. It’s packed with heaps of goodness.

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Yields4 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time30 mins
 4 large tomatoes, cut in half
 80 g butter
 80 g finely grated parmesan or strong hard cheese
 80 g roughly chopped or ground walnuts
 4 tbsp chopped basil or pesto
 salt and pepper
1

Preheat the oven to its maximum temperature (you could also use the grill).

2

Stab the meat of the tomatoes repeatedly until some of it starts to loosen.

3

Place them on a tray and squeeze a quarter of the butter down onto each one.

4

Season with salt and pepper and pop them into the oven for 10 minutes or until brown on the edges.

5

While the tomatoes are roasting, mix the pesto/basil, the nuts and the cheese together.

6

When the tomatoes are done, pour the juice from the tray into the crust mixture and mix.

7

Pack the crust mixture on top of each tomato and place back in the oven for another 5 minutes are so. They should go a beautiful golden brown.

Ingredients

 4 large tomatoes, cut in half
 80 g butter
 80 g finely grated parmesan or strong hard cheese
 80 g roughly chopped or ground walnuts
 4 tbsp chopped basil or pesto
 salt and pepper

Directions

1

Preheat the oven to its maximum temperature (you could also use the grill).

2

Stab the meat of the tomatoes repeatedly until some of it starts to loosen.

3

Place them on a tray and squeeze a quarter of the butter down onto each one.

4

Season with salt and pepper and pop them into the oven for 10 minutes or until brown on the edges.

5

While the tomatoes are roasting, mix the pesto/basil, the nuts and the cheese together.

6

When the tomatoes are done, pour the juice from the tray into the crust mixture and mix.

7

Pack the crust mixture on top of each tomato and place back in the oven for another 5 minutes are so. They should go a beautiful golden brown.

Parmesan and Walnut Crusted Tomatoes