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Mozzarella & Parmesan Baked Tomatoes

Simple Baked Tomatoes with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. A delicious fresh tomato summer recipe, perfect as a main dish or appetizer.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 3 servings
Calories: 136kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy


  • 1-2 medium/large firm ripe tomatoes sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 pinches salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 cup shredded firm mozzarella / gruyere / fontal (or more to taste)
  • 1/4-1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • fresh basil leaves


  • Pre-heat oven to 400F (200 C). Lightly grease a cookie sheet with olive oil.
  • Grill the tomato slices on either a pan grill or bbq. Then place on prepared cookie sheet.
  • Sprinkle the slices with salt and oregano, top each slice with shredded mozzarella, and parmesan cheese. Bake for approximately 8-10 minutes or until cheese has melted and top is slightly golden. Top with fresh basil and serve. Enjoy!


This recipe can be doubled or tripled etc, you can add as much or as little cheese as you please.


Calories: 136kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 503mg | Potassium: 36mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 275IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 192mg | Iron: 0.3mg