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cheesy tomato bake

a recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

Excellent side dish or meatless main dish. Recipe & photo: 07-24-15

serves 4
prep time 25 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cheesy tomato bake

  • 8 md
    slices bread, crusts removed
  • 4 md
    tomatoes, sliced
  • 4 oz
    cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 c
    low-fat milk
  • 4 md
  • 2 Tbsp
  • sea salt to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste

How To Make cheesy tomato bake

  • 1
    Slice the bread slices in half diagonally and place them in an ovenproof dish (9x13"). Place the tomato slices between the bread slices. Sprinkle the cheddar cheese on top.
  • 2
    In a medium bowl, mix together the milk, eggs, pesto, salt and pepper. Pour the mixture over the bread mixture and let it rest for 5-10 minutes.
  • 3
    In the center of a preheated 400º oven, bake for 20 minutes or until golden on top. Serve while hot.