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Broiled Tomatos Parmesan Recipe
- 2 medium ripe tomatoes (12 to 14 ounces total)
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil, or 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup panko flakes
- 1 tablespoon freshly grated Parmesan cheese (preferably imported)
Cut tomatoes in half crosswise. Gently squeeze out and
discard the seeds. Place the tomatoes cut side up on a
broiler pan prepared with non-stick pan spray.
Combine the garlic, oil, basil,salt and pepper in a small bowl.
Brush evenly over the cut surfaces of the tomatoes to a shine. Broil
6 inches from the heat source until hot, about 5 minutes.Careful to not burn the tomotoe.
While the tomatoes are broiling, combine the crumbs and
cheese in a small bowl; sprinkle evenly over the tops of
the hot tomatoes. Return to the broiler until the crumbs
are browned, about 2 minutes. Serve immediately.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/2 tomato):
Calories: 60, Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 1 mg, Sodium: 62 mg,
Carbohydrate: 7 g, Dietary Fiber: 1 g, Sugars: 3 g, Protein: 2 g
Diabetic Exchanges: 1 Vegetable, 1/2 Fat
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