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Cheese-Topped Tomatoes

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


8 servings

Updated: Mar. 3, 2022

Looking for a side dish to accompany grilled meat or chicken? Arlene Risius of Buffalo Center, Iowa sprinkles blue cheese, bread crumbs and a few other ingredients over tomato halves, then grills them for delicious results.


  • 8 plum tomatoes, halved lengthwise
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted


  1. Sprinkle cut side of tomatoes with salt, bread crumbs, cheese and onion. Drizzle with butter.
  2. Prepare grill for indirect heat. Grill, covered, over indirect medium heat for 6-8 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

2 each: 83 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 403mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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