Broiled Parmesan and Swiss Tomatoes Recipe
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Broiled Parmesan and Swiss Tomatoes Recipe

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Planning to serve steak or tenderloin? These cheesy tomatoes make the ideal accompaniment. Plus, the recipe is simple to double for guests. —Mary Price, Youngstown, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 2 medium tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1/4 cup butter, divided
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons dry bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 tomato half: 220 calories, 20g fat (12g saturated fat), 52mg cholesterol, 275mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. Place tomatoes, cut side up, in an ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pan; dot with 2 tablespoons butter. Broil 4 in. from heat 4-6 minutes or until butter is melted.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small microwave-safe bowl, combine remaining butter and onions. Microwave, uncovered, on high 2-3 minutes or until onions are tender. Stir in bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, salt and garlic powder; spoon over tomatoes. Sprinkle with Swiss cheese. Broil 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Broiled Parmesan Tomatoes in Simple & Delicious June/July 2011, p30

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angieherzberger User ID: 5719645 133790
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2013

"Yum!! So easy and so good."

jstoltz User ID: 3178346 185958
Reviewed Aug. 17, 2011

"My 15 year old son picked this recipe to cook with me. I never expected him to like it. He loved it and devoured the whole thing! I substituted chives for the green onion."

Bonnie_and_Family User ID: 6068798 197480
Reviewed Jun. 29, 2011

"My forteen yr old son and I were flipping through recipes and we came acrossed The Broiled Parmesan Tomatoes. It was really good ...the only thing we modifyed was we used fresh minced garlic

;) Thanks for the quick and easy recipes
I love spending time in the kitchen with you JD"

mreilly615 User ID: 2340136 133789
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2011

"This was very good. I used cherry tomatoes and made them bite size."

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