Broiled Parsley Tomatoes
"I get loads of compliments on this tomato side dish," relates Howie Wiener of Spring Hill, Florida. "My mother shared the quick recipe with me. She loved to make great-tasting meals but preferred spending time with us rather than in the kitchen."
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 4 large plum tomatoes, halved lengthwise
- 3 tablespoons butter, melted
- 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- With a knife, make deep cuts in the cut surface of each tomato. Place tomatoes cut side up on a greased baking sheet. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; spoon over tomatoes. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 3-4 minutes or until tops are lightly browned.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 89 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 240mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.
Originally published as Broiled Parsley Tomatoes in Quick Cooking September/October 2001