Broiled Cheesy Tomatoes

Kathie Carr


This is a simple but delicious recipe for using fresh tomatoes. You can vary the cheeses and herbs to your liking.

I learned to make this (with no written recipe) from a friend who was a chef in Monterey, CA, back in the 1970's.

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5 Min


10 Min


2 large
fresh ripe tomatoes
1/2 c
shredded jack cheese (or other cheese)
1/2 tsp
fresh thyme (a bit less if using dried herbs)
1/2 tsp
fresh oregano (a bit less if using dried herbs)
1 pinch
garlic powder
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

Slice the tomato in half thick. Place in shallow pan cut side up. Sprinkle with each with and equal amount of cheese. Sprinkle on herbs and spices.

Broil for approximately 10-12 minutes or until cheese is melted and brown.

Serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy