Roast tomatoes with pesto

Roast tomatoes with pesto

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Cooking time

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 20 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 4

These tomatoes are packed with fresh basil, and make an ideal, healthy side dish

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Healthy
Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
312
protein
5g
carbs
7g
fat
30g
saturates
5g
fibre
2g
sugar
6g
salt
0.16g

Ingredients

  • 6 large ripe tomatoes
  • 50g fresh basil
  • 25g toasted pine nuts
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 100ml olive oil
  • 25g freshly grated parmesan

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Method

  1. Heat oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5. Halve the tomatoes and arrange them in a single layer, cut side up in a roasting tin.
  2. To make the pesto: put the basil, pine nuts and garlic in a food processor and whizz to a paste. With the motor running, drizzle in the oil. Transfer to a bowl, stir in the parmesan, then season to taste. Spoon about 2 tsp pesto over each tomato, then roast for 20 mins, until the tomatoes are tender. Serve with grilled lamb and a crisp green salad.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, July 2006

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delicious served on homemade warm bread, used shop bought pesto, but made such a lovely dish, would definatly make again!!!

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