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Cheesy Baked Tomatoes

Fresh tomatoes topped with cheese, fresh basil, and olive oil. Perfect for a light appetizer of an easy side dish.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Servings: 4 -6


  • 4 Roma tomatoes sliced into 1/4 " slices
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil chopped
  • olive oil for drizzling


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Place the tomato slices 1 inch apart on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Sprinkle salt and pepper over each tomato slice.
  • Top the tomato slices with a generous amount of mozzarella and parmesan cheese.
  • Sprinkle the basil over each cheese-topped tomato slice.
  • Lightly drizzle olive oil over each tomato slice.
  • Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until the cheese is melted.
  • Turn off the oven and turn the broiler on high. Broil for 2 to 3 minutes to lightly brown the cheese.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!


Recipe Source: The Cookie Rookie