Baked Tomato Casserole with Parmesan

Submitted by Anna Pippin, MSHN

This delicious side-dish is a wonderful way to enjoy your fresh from the garden tomatoes! Only a few simple ingredients go into this tasty, comforting, and warm casserole that is quick and easy to make and a great way to incorporate more veggies at the dinner table!

● 3 tbsp olive oil divided
● 3 cups diced French bread cubes About 1/2 of a loaf
● 10-12 small fresh tomatoes chopped, about 2 lbs (Roma or Plum tomatoes work best)
● 3 cloves garlic minced
● 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
● 2 teaspoons kosher salt
● 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
● 1/2 cup fresh basil chopped
● 1/2 cup parmesan cheese grated

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Combine the tomatoes, salt, pepper, sugar, and garlic in a large bowl and stir to combine. Set aside.
3. Add two tablespoons of olive oil to a large skillet over medium heat. When the oil is hot, add the bread cubes and toss to coat with oil. Toast the bread cubes, frequently stirring for five minutes, or until the bread is golden brown.
4. Add the tomato mixture to the bread cubes and stir to combine. Cook the tomato mixture for five minutes, or until the tomatoes are bubbly. Remove the pan from the heat and add the basil. Stir to combine.
5. Spread the tomato mixture evenly in a medium-size baking dish, which has been sprayed with no-stick cooking spray. Top with a layer of thinly sliced tomatoes and parmesan cheese. Drizzle one tablespoon of olive oil evenly over the casserole.
6. Bake for 35 minutes, or until the cheese is browned and the tomatoes are bubbly. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
Servings 6.0
Amount Per Serving
calories 219
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9 g 14 %
Saturated Fat 2 g 11 %
Monounsaturated Fat 6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 7 mg 2 %
Sodium 709 mg 30 %
Potassium 274 mg 8 %
Total Carbohydrate 27 g 9 %
Dietary Fiber 2 g 7 %
Sugars 8 g
Protein 7 g 14 %
Vitamin A 23 %
Vitamin C 1 %
Calcium 74 %
Iron 7 %

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Anna Pippin, MSHN
Anna Pippin, MSHNOwner of Holistic Nutrition Coach, LLC.
Anna lives in Lyme and is the owner of Holistic Nutrition Coach, LLC.. She received a Master of Science in Holistic Nutrition from American College of Healthcare Sciences and she holds a Certificate of Plant-Based Nutrition from T. Colin Campbell Center of Nutrition Studies and eCornell. Anna is also a graduate of the Forks Over Knives Plant-Based Home Chef Cooking Course. Anna believes one can heal from eating whole, nutritious foods and it is her passion to help and support others on their own path to nutritional wellness. Visit her website at

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