Healthy cherry tomatoes Provençal Recipe

Cherry tomatoes Provençal is a simple summer side with luscious tomatoes and crunchy herbe de Provence gratin. Easy, adaptable, delicious, and French countryside!  

– 1 1/2 pints cherry tomatoes, halved – 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil – 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar CRUMB TOPPING – 1/2 cup (heaped) panko bread crumb – 1/4 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese – 1 tsp herbes de Provence – 1/2 tsp coarse salt – freshly cracked black pepper to taste – 2 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted Note: if you use salted butter you will want to adjust the added salt in the recipe. – 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil



Preheat oven to 400F. Toss crumb topping ingredients in a small bowl until completely blended. Taste it to determine if it needs extra herbs, cheese, etc.

Step 1

Step 2

Toss tomato halves in oil and vinegar. Place cherry tomato halves cut-side up in a circular or oval gratin dish. No need to grease the pan.

Step 3

You want to cover the bottom of the pan with around 1.5 layers of tomatoes to hide it. Stack tomatoes no higher. 

Step 4

Super-small tomatoes can go in whole. Sliced cherry tomatoes in a gratin dish. Sprinkle crumb topping evenly.

Step 5

White gratin with Provençal cherry tomatoes Bake until crumbs are brown and tomatoes are bubbling, about 15 minutes.

Step 6

Put more cheese on top of the Provencal cherry tomatoes right away and serve.  

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