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Tomato Gratin with Shallot and Balsamic Vinegar

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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
45 min
Prep
25 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
This tomato gratin is big on flavour thanks to fresh herbs, balsamic vinegar and ahint of allspice. Use a high quality Parmesan cheese like Parmigiano-Reggiano foreven more of a flavour boost.

Ingredients

uncooked shallot(s)

2 medium, thinly sliced

garlic clove(s)

1 clove(s), medium, minced

plum tomato(es)

1¾ pound(s), cut into 1/4-inch rounds

table salt

1½ tsp(s), (2 ml)

black pepper

¼ pinch, (1 ml) freshly ground

balsamic vinegar

½ tbsp(s), (7 ml)

grated Parmesan cheese

2 tbsp(s), (30 ml) finely grated

panko breadcrumbs

2 Tbsp, (30 ml)

fresh parsley

2 tbsp(s), (30 ml) chopped (or 12 chopped basil leaves)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 220°C (425°F).
  2. Scatter shallots and garlic over bottom of a 20 x 12-cm (8 x 12-inch) rectangular baking dish; place tomatoes over top in slightly overlapping rows. Season with salt and black pepper; drizzle with vinegar.
  3. Combine cheese with panko and sprinkle over tomatoes.
  4. Bake until tomatoes are bubbling and top is lightly browned, 15 to 20 minutes (place under broiler 1 minute for extra browning, if desired). Sprinkle parsley over top; serve.

Notes

Plum tomatoes, which are meaty and don’t give off a lot of liquid, are best for this gratin.

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