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Cheesy Baked Tomatoes

Looking for an easy side dish to complement a nicely grilled piece of salmon of beefy steak?  Baked tomatoes are possibly one of the easiest and taste-worthy sides in the book.  There are many ways to prepare this fruit, but if you’ve never baked or broiled them before – you must try this recipe.  With less than 20 minutes to prep and cook, you’ll want to add this dish into your menu rotation this season!

Prep Time:  5 minutes

Cook Time:  10 minutes


  • 2 tomatoes, sliced
  • ¼ cup goat cheese, crumbled
  • ¼ cup of fresh basil
  • Fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 4 tsp of extra virgin olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 450° F.
  2. Place sliced tomatoes on baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Top with cheese, pepper and basil.  Drizzle with olive oil and bake for 10 minutes, until the tomatoes are tender.   

In health, Anika Christ – Senior Program Manager – Life Time Weight Loss

This article is not intended for the treatment or prevention of disease, nor as a substitute for medical treatment, nor as an alternative to medical advice. Use of recommendations in this and other articles is at the choice and risk of the reader


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