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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

roasted tomatoes stuffed with pesto

hiya, friends!

remember those delicious tomatoes from my easter brunch post?
well, today i'm a-sharin' the recipe!

these tomatoes are oh-my-gosh-good!
& they honestly could not be any easier to make.

roasted tomatoes stuffed with pesto

small tomatoes {however many you want}
olive oil
dried oregano
pesto {homemade or store-bought}
parmesan cheese, grated

1. preheat oven to 425 f.

2. slice tomatoes in half and lay them cut side up. drizzle with olive oil, & sprinkle with salt, pepper, & dried oregano.

3. bake 10 minutes.

4. remove from oven. top with pesto & grated parmesan. return to oven & continue baking 10 minutes or until cheese starts to turn golden brown.

& that's it!
simple & delicious side dish that you must try!

make sure you check out all the amazing blogs i'm linking this post to!

until next time


  1. They sound amazing Kristin. I've been roasting my tomatoes and throwing them into everything lately - I love how roasting enhances their flavor (and my hubby likes cooked, but not uncooked tomatoes. Weirdo. :) )
    And how yummy with pesto and cheese? Thanks for sharing.

  2. My mouth is watering!! I've been using pesto like crazy since I had tons of basil from my garden last summer and made TONS of pesto! Will definitely be trying this! Thanks!

  3. oh my gosh... YUM! thanks for sharing!

  4. Oooh, these sound like a mouthful of heaven! Yum!

  5. I believe I will have these on my to make list when my Summer Garden Tomato's are ripe!

    Thank you for linking up to Made it on Monday.

  6. My husband brought home an entire quart of pesto last week and I'm going to have to make these!

  7. Oh yum! I think my husband and I would love these!

    By the way, I've given you an award! Stop by my food blog,, to check it out when you get a chance!

  8. Delish!!!! Love tomatoes-especially tomatoes stuffed with pesto!!:)

  9. oh these look great! i don't love whole tomatoes but with something else i love so this would be good! and i love love love pesto!

  10. Kristin, thank you so much for featuring my Hummingbird Cake last week!! :) There were so many delicious looking things to choose from!

    These tomatoes look ah-mazing, btw!!!


  11. omygoodness! You have combined two of my favorite things in the world....roasted tomatoes and pest. I've got to give this a try. Thank you! They look absolutely fantastic.

  12. Those tomatoes sound so delicious. I love anything with pesto on top!

  13. Kristin - these look superb!! It's like a potato Caprese!! This would be perfect for my Foodie Friday linky party - stop by this week and link up!

  14. Hi Kristin,
    This is a great recipe, that I will be using this summer. We always make fresh pesto and have lots of fresh tomatoes, your recipe will be delicious. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope to see you next week!

  15. This sounds like my kind of recipe: simple ingredients but bursting with flavor! Thanks.

  16. You cannot go wrong with tomatoes and pesto- two of my favorites! Have you seen my fancy grilled cheese recipe? Thanks for linking to Workshop Wednesday!

  17. Congratulations Kristin,
    You are featured on Full Plate Thursday this week, enjoy!