This dish is great with seasonal Ohio tomatoes.

Herbed Tomatoes

This dish is great with seasonal Ohio tomatoes.

Ingredients

  • 4 medium-size ripe tomatoes
  • Salt
  • 1 cup panko or other bread crumbs
  • 1 large clove garlic
  • 1/2 cup fresh
  • 4 fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Slice tomatoes in half along the “equator” and remove seeds. Salt tomatoes lightly and drain, cut-side down on paper towels. Mix together crumbs, garlic, cheese, basil and butter. Spoon mixture into cut side of tomato halves. Bake on a baking sheet for 15 minutes. May then broil the tops to brown.