Baked cheese tomatoes

Baked cheese tomatoes: Tasty snacks. Image: Marele van Zyl

Baked cheese tomatoes: Cheesy indulgence with each bite

Prepare these super easy but incredibly delicious baked cheese tomatoes for your next special occasion.

Baked cheese tomatoes

Baked cheese tomatoes: Tasty snacks. Image: Marele van Zyl

Need a piquant appetiser for a special occasion? Prepare these baked cheese tomatoes. They are super delicious, loaded with melted, gooey cheese combined with roasted tomatoes, basil and olive oil. This tasty combination reminds one of typical Italian cuisine.

Preparing these baked cheese tomatoes will take about 15 minutes. You will be surprised how much deliciousness you can create in such a short time.

Serving suggestion of baked cheese tomatoes

This savoury finger food is always a hit when served straight from the oven. So, make sure you are able to serve them immediately when prepared as the warm combination of rich flavours are just so appetising.

Due to their popularity, make sure you prepare enough for the number of people you are catering for. Serve them on a large platter and don’t be surprised if these cheesy bites disappear before anything else on the snack table.

Let us know in the comments of this recipe if you love this easy but delightful recipe as much as we do.

Baked cheese tomatoes recipe

5 from 1 vote
Recipe by Marele van Zyl Course: SnacksCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy
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  • 4 4 roma tomatoes, sliced

  • 1 cup 1 shredded mozzarella cheese

  • 1 cup 1 shredded parmesan cheese

  • ½ cup ½ fresh basil chopped

  • olive oil


  • Preheat oven to 280⁰C.
  • Place tomato slices on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • Top each tomato with a layer of parmesan and then a layer of mozzarella.
  • Sprinkle the chopped basil on top of each tomato.
  • Drizzle lightly with olive oil.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • Turn off the oven and brown the cheese for 2-3 minutes.
  • Serve immediately. Enjoy!


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