Baked Roma Tomatoes with Fresh Basil

Baked Roma Tomatoes with Fresh Basil

Recipe excerpted from The Breast Health Cookbook
by Robert Arnot, M.D., Barbara Sutherland, Ph.D. and Rita Mitchell, R.D
Used with permission from www.twbookmark.com

One of the judges was especially impressed with this simple yet elegant presentation. She said: "It's spectacular. One bite of this tomato-basil combination takes you straight to Italy. The warmth of the tomato is very soothing and the touch of olive oil satisfying. It's a perfect accompaniment to any dish."

YIELD: 2 SERVINGS
PREPERATION TIME: 5 MINUTES
COOKING TIME: 15 MINUTES

INGREDIENTS:
2 medium Roma tomatoes
1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
Pinch salt
Sprinkle pepper
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

1. Cut tomatoes in half lengthwise. Place cut side up on baking pan.
2. Drizzle with olive oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
3. Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes.
4. Remove from oven, sprinkle with basil.

Estimated nutrients per serving:
Calories: 40
Total protein (grams): 0
Soy protein (grams): 0
Total carbohydrate (grams): 2
Total fat (grams): 3
Total fiber (grams): 0
Total fruit and vegetable (servings): 1

© 2001 by Robert Arnot, M.D., Barbara Sutherland, Ph.D. and Rita Mitchell, R.D.

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