Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 6 ripe tomatoes

  2. 4 cups fresh bread crumbs

  3. 1/4 cup melted butter or extra virgin olive oil

  4. 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives

  5. 2 tablespoons fresh parsley

  6. 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves

  7. salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Combine 4 cups fresh bread crumbs, 1/4 cup melted butter or extra-virgin olive oil, 2 tablespoon chopped fresh chives, 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves, and salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.

  2. Press half the bread crumb mixture into a large baking dish to form a “crust”. Bake until lightly golden, about 10 minutes.

  3. Thickly slice 6 ripe tomatoes. Remove dish from oven, arrange a layer of tomatoes over bread crumbs, and sprinkle with more bread crumbs. Repeat process until tomatoes are used up, ending with a layer of bread crumbs. Bake until crumbs are golden and tomatoes are warm, about 10 minutes.

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