Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Roasted Tomatoes with Blue Cheese

For dinner one night, I was having a simple burger patty. No bun -- I try not to eat too many breads, because the yeast and carbs make me feel bloated if I eat too many (and considering how much I love breads, that's an easy thing to do)!

But the poor patty was going to look so pitiful, all by itself on the plate. It needed company, and something vibrant and attractive, too.

Tomatoes were clearly the answer to this dilemma -- gorgeous, delicious, and a perfect burger accompaniment! And adding the blue cheese transformed my burger patty and tomatoes into a sophisticated meal ....

Roasted Tomatoes with Blue Cheese

3 medium tomatoes, quartered
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese

Preheat oven to 425F. Grease a small baking dish, then place the tomatoes into it. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Bake for 45 minutes until tender.

Sprinkle the cheese over the tomatoes, then bake for 10 more minutes until cheese is melted and bubbly.

Serves 2.

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Candace said...

omygoodness, Mary! You took my beloved tomatoes to a whole new level of fabulousness! Yuuuuum! I hope your day is wonderful and peaceful and not stressed out at all. :)

Unknown said...

Love roasted cheesy tomatoes!! Heck, with that in front of me I might even forget about the burger patty :) And I never forget about meat!!

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Leanne said...

Ooooooo . . . really? Tomatoes and blue cheese? Yummmm-o! What a perfect solution and addition to your patty! I think I need you around when I am planning dinner and think, "hmmm - what should we make tonight?" . . . something tells me you'll rattle off 100+ suggestions. I love that!!!

Leanne said...

p.s. . . . So I think I will have to start saying to myself, "What would my dear friend Yenta Mary make with this??"

Yes, I think that will help!


Unknown said...

Looks delicious! Especially with the cheese.

Cranberry Morning said...

That sounds like such a good alternative to the hamburger bun that one wouldn't even miss the bun. I need to do this. By the way, those symptoms after eating bread along with a tendency to osteoporosis are common to celiac. Not like I'm the poster woman for eating gluten-free, mind you, but I do make an effort 95% of the time.
(well, maybe make that 90%)

Chaya said...

You came up with a winner again and we are featuring your recipe, tomorrow at My Meatless Mondays. Come and visit and if you want to, bring another great recipe. We want you to.

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