Sunday, 3 September 2017

Scalloped Tomatoes

I have done scalloped potatoes and sweet potatoes but haven’t ever thought of using the same technique for tomatoes.  Apologies to whoever it was I got this idea from, because I can't remember.


Olive Oil
Grated Cheese
Salt/pepper/cayenne pepper
Knobs of butter


While your oven is heating, peel your tomatoes.  I did this by boiling some water, making a little x at the top of each tomato.  You pour the boiling water over them for just a moment or two and the skins practically detach themselves.

Slice your tomatoes.

Put layers of tomato (plus seasoning) and cheese until you've filled your greased pie plate.

Finish with a layer of cheese, then breadcrumbs topped with a knob or 2 of butter.

This only needs about 15 minutes in a moderate oven.  A nice side dish.


  1. This looks delicious and love the tip on how to peel tomatoes!

  2. I have a ton of tomatoes in the house -- trying to enjoy them before the end of the season. This looks good.

  3. Thanks for the tip on getting the skin off the tomato. Going to try. That one soon.

  4. I think this dish was popular in the 19th century, sometimes is listed as a Southern classic, and looks worth having back now!

    best... mae at

  5. Ooooooooooooo interesting. Good share!


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