Baked Tomatoes Provencal


  • 8 large ripe fresh tomatoes, tops and seeds removed
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) + 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup (250 mL) shallots, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups (475 mL) gluten-free bread crumbs [For non-GF: regular bread crumbs are fine]
  • 1/2 cup (60 mL) fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/2 cup (60 mL) fresh parsley, chopped
  • Salt and pepper

Makes: 4-6 servings
Free of: gluten and all top allergens

Photo: Chris Gonzaga


  1. Heat 1/4 cup of olive oil on medium in a large sauté 4-6 minutes.
  2. Add garlic, bread crumbs, basil and parsley. Cook a further 2-4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Pre-heat oven to 400°F. Fill open tomatoes with crumb mixture.
  4. Drizzle remaining tablespoon of olive oil into bottom of an 8×12-inch baking dish. Place filled tomatoes in dish, drizzle with a little oil. Bake 10-12 minutes.

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