Shaker Scalloped Tomatoes

  • Serves

    serves 2-4


This simple Shaker dish showcases the zesty flavor of the tomatoes.


  • 4 tbsp. melted butter
  • 1 small yellow onion, peeled and minced
  • 14 cup fresh parsley leaves
  • 1 (28-oz). can whole peeled plum tomatoes
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup fresh bread crumbs


Step 1

Preheat oven to 400°. Place 1 tbsp. of the butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add onions and parsley and cook until soft, about 10 minutes.

Step 2

Meanwhile, lightly butter a baking dish. Drain tomatoes. Squeeze tomatoes very gently to release a little of their liquid, then arrange in prepared baking dish and sprinkle with sugar.

Step 3

Scatter onions and parsley over tomatoes and season to taste with salt and pepper. Toss bread crumbs with remaining 3 tbsp. of butter in a small bowl and sprinkle over tomatoes. Bake until browned and bubbling, about 20 minutes.

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