Source: CanolaInfo Test Kitchen | Category: Heart-Smart, Roasting, Side Dishes

Roasted Tomatoes

With an abundance of summer tomatoes, this is a great way to have a wonderful side dish. Use your favorite variety and bring out the flavors of a warmed salsa on your plate.

Roasted Tomatoes

Ingredients

  • 4 medium ripe tomatoes, cut in half
  • 2 Tbsp canola oil 30 mL
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion 60 mL
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt 2 mL
  • 1/2 tsp pepper 2 mL
  • 1/3 cup fresh bread crumbs 75 mL
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh flat leaf parsley 15 mL
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh basil 15 mL
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh oregano 15 mL

Instructions

  • 1. Place tomato halves on foil-lined baking sheet. Drizzle each half with canola oil.
  • 2. In small bowl, combine red onion, garlic, salt, pepper and bread crumbs. Stir to combine ingredients. Sprinkle mixture over cut sides of the tomatoes.
  • 3. Roast tomatoes at 350 °F (180 °C) for 45-60 minutes, or until tomatoes are very tender. Sprinkle fresh herbs over tomatoes and serve immediately.

Yield

6 to 8 servings

serving size

nutritional analysis

Per Serving

Calories50
Total Fat4 g
Saturated Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Carbohydrates3 g
Fiber0 g
Protein0 g
Sodium75 mg