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Cheese-Topped Heirloom Tomatoes Recipe

TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided
  • 6 large heirloom or beefsteak tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Directions

  • 1. Place spinach and cream cheese in a food processor; cover and process until blended. Stir in 1-1/2 cups Monterey Jack cheese.
  • 2. Cut each tomato in half widthwise; place on a greased baking sheet. Drizzle oil over tomatoes; top with spinach mixture and remaining Monterey Jack cheese.
  • 3. Bake at 350° for 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 171 calories, 15 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 183 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.