Welcome to Mama's Italian Recipes Blog

So who is Mama? Mama is a full blooded Italian woman raised in Brooklyn New York surrounded with good food and Italian culture. I want to share the recipes of the old world with the new world. Known for her exceptional dishes she loves nothing more than to prepare and serve these recipes to her friends and family.

Now, we share them with you.

Sunday, October 5, 2008

Baked Tomatoes Recipe Italian Style

Garden fresh tomatoes – cut in half around the middle
Olive oil
Grated Mozzarella, Parmesan, Cheddar, Romano or a mix of cheeses, your choice
Chopped garden fresh herbs - Parsley, Basil, Chives

Cut tomatoes in half around the center or middle, not top to bottom.
Brush cut side of tomato with olive oil.
Top with, shredded cheese then sprinkle with chopped fresh herbs.

Broil under medium heat until cheese is brown and bubbly. Serve as a side dish or appetizer.

A wonderful, easy, warming, and tasty fall Italian treat just the way Mama taught me.