Roast tomatoes with pesto
- Preparation and cooking time
- Serves 4
These tomatoes are packed with fresh basil, and make an ideal, healthy side dish
- STEP 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.
- STEP 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.