Baked Parmesan Tomatoes

What’s not to like about tomatoes and melted Parmesan cheese?! I mean, really… Thanks to our friends at the American Council on Exercise (ACE) for sharing.

From ACE:
A sprinkle of Parmesan and a drizzle of olive oil transform tomatoes into the perfect side dish. Or try sandwiching them between slices of your favorite whole-wheat country bread.

Serves: 4
Prep Time: 5 min
Total Time: 20 min.

4 tomatoes, halved horizontally
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
1/4 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground pepper, to taste
4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil

Cooking Directions

Step 1
Preheat oven to 450° F.

Step 2
Place tomatoes cut-side up on a baking sheet. Top with Parmesan, oregano, salt and pepper. Drizzle with oil and bake until the tomatoes are tender, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Info Per serving
Calories: 51
Carbohydrates: 4g
Fat: 2g
Protein: 5g
Dietary Fiber: 1g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 12mg
Sodium: 64mg

Recipe reprinted with permission.


  1. Bernadette January 21, 2013
  2. Tim Potter February 9, 2013
  3. Hssons August 21, 2013