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August 31, 2010 | 1 minute read

It's Tomato Time

Sliced into a salad or sandwich, tomatoes usually play a supporting role. But this time of year, tomatoes are at their best.

Today’s Health-e-Recipe celebrates tomatoes as the main ingredient: Broiled Tomatoes Provencal highlights this favorite garden vegetable with a little breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese and oven time to create a flavorful treat brimming with cancer-fighting lycopene. Noted for its ability to prevent prostate cancer and even retard the growth of prostate cancer cells, scientists are investigating lycopene’s possible protection against skin, lung and other cancers, too. Its levels are highest in cooked and processed tomatoes (it is also present in other red produce including red grapefruit, papaya and watermelon).

Try these simple broiled tomatoes as a healthy appetizer or side dish for a light, late-summer fish or poultry entree, along with some leafy greens. Click here to subscribe to Health-e-Recipes.

2 comments on “It's Tomato Time

  1. Dragonkat747 on

    I should add, I didn’t have any parsley in the house and HATE grocery shopping, so I used cilantro instead and it was good. I had quite a bit of the mixture left over so I added minced onions and just a bit more garlic and mixed it into my hamburger for the patties and they were sensational.


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