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Tomatoes Au Gratin

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Tomatoes Au Gratin is a classic French delicacy which is also happens to be my family's favorite. Tomatoes Au Gratin is very eay to make and can variation to your meals.Try this simple recipe for your next party and impress your guests.
Ingredients
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Garlic 1 Small, peeled
  Capers 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Breadcrumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Oregano 2 Pinch
  Beefsteak tomatoes 4
  Extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper 1
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Preheat the oven to 320°F.
2 Grease a cookie sheet with oil.
3 Chop the parsley very finely along with the garlic and transfer to a bowl.
4 Chop the capers coarsely and place in the bowl.
5 Add 1/4 cup of the breadcrumbs and mix well.
6 Stir in 1 1/2 tbsp oil and a generous pinch each of oregano and freshly ground black pepper.
7 Rinse the tomatoes and cut horizontally in half.

MAKING
8 On the prepared cookie sheet, place the tomatoes, cut side up.
9 Sprinkle with a little salt.
10 Cover each cut surface with some of the prepared mixture.
11 Sprinkle the top of each tomato with a little oil and cover with a layer of plain breadcrumbs.
12 Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes.
13 Place the tomatoes under a very hot broiler for the last 3 minutes to brown the topping.

SERVING
14 Serve at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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