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Baked Tomatoes with Cheese

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Total time: 15 minutes
Number of Servings: 4


  • 2 large tomatoes cut into thick slices (about 1 inch)
  • 1/3 cup shredded cheese (try parmesan, Swiss, or cheddar)
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder or 1 clove garlic, minced


  1. Preheat oven to 400 °F. Place tomato slices in a single layer in a shallow baking dish.
  2. In a small bowl, combine cheese, oregano, salt, pepper and garlic powder. Sprinkle mixture over tomatoes.
  3. Bake 5 to 10 minutes, or until cheese turns golden brown and starts to bubble. Serve warm.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


  • Try on toasted bread or an English muffin.

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