Lovely side dish recipe for baked tomatoes with feta cheese, garlic and thyme

3 large tomatoes, halved horizontally
about 300g cherry/rosa tomatoes on the vine
400 g feta cheese
1 whole head of garlic, halved horizontally
a few sprigs of thyme
salt & pepper
10-15 ml sugar
about 60-80 ml extra virgin olive oil
squeeze of a lemon

How to
Pre-heat oven to 180 C.

Arrange the large tomatoes cut-side-up on the tray, then add the cherry tomatoes, feta, garlic and thyme. Season well with salt & pepper, sprinkle the tomatoes with sugar, then drizzle all over with olive oil and a little lemon juice.

Bake for 45 minutes until the feta and garlic is golden.

Remove from the oven and serve warm or at room temperature. Drizzle with more olive oil if served with bread.


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Recipe courtesy of The Food Fox. Visit the blog for more delicious recipes. Recipe copyright – Ilse van der Merwe. Photo copyright – Tasha Seccombe.