Shaker Scalloped Tomatoes

See the RecipeChristopher Hirsheimer

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

Shaker Scalloped Tomatoes
This simple Shaker dish showcases the zesty flavor of the tomatoes.
Yield: serves 2-4

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  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.
  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.
  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.