I'm home for the weekend, and although Fall has arrived, I've been lucky enough to be here for the last of the garden vegetables. My mom's friend brought her all of these beautiful tomatoes, and I knew exactly what I was gonna do with them when I saw them. You can use any kind of tomato, but the variety of them is best. Just make sure that they're not overly ripe. PS: This really is Heaven on your tastebuds.
3 cups green, orange, and red tomatoes, sliced
3/4 cup Panko breadcrumbs
1/3 cup all purpose flour
3 tbsp olive oil
Juice of 1/2 orange
Crushed red pepper
1/8 cup Triscuits, crushed (optional)
1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Pour about half of the olive oil evenly onto a large baking sheet. Next, sprinkle the flour evenly across the baking sheet, followed by half of the panko bread crumbs and half of the juice from the orange. Add a dash of garlic salt and black pepper.
2. Lay the tomatoes out evenly on one layer of the baking sheet. Pour the remaining oil over them. Next, sprinkle the flour, the other half of the panko breadcrumbs, garlic salt, pepper, crushed red pepper, other herbs, juice from the orange, and finally the crumbled Triscuits.
3. Bake at 400 for about 30 minutes. If the breadcrumbs are not yet crispy, broil until crispy, about 5 minutes. Serve over pasta in olive oil, the juice from the remaining half of the orange, salt pepper, and a dash or two of cayenne pepper. (The combination of sweet and spicy will keep you happy all day).