Prepare the crumb topping the day before the party. Prepare and bake the tomatoes an hour before; keep warm in a 200° oven.

Recipe by Southern Living July 2002


Recipe Summary

Makes 8 servings


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place ripe tomato slices in a single layer in a lightly greased aluminum foil-lined 15- x 10-inch jellyroll pan. Drizzle with honey, spreading honey into hollows.

  • Process bread in a food processor or blender until finely chopped.

  • Stir together breadcrumbs and next 3 ingredients; sprinkle evenly over tomato slices. Dot with butter.

  • Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until tomato skins begin to wrinkle.

  • Broil 5 inches from heat 5 minutes or until tops are golden. Serve warm.