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Wolfgang Puck's Roasted Tomatoes with Garlic, Pesto and Goat Cheese.

Fancy Sides for Dinner Time

GMA Recipes Appetizer
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Wolfgang Puck shared a few of his favorite side dishes on "Good Morning America." Try his recipe for Roasted Tomatoes with Garlic, Pesto and Goat Cheese.


  • Tomatoes
  • 6 ripe tomatoes
  • 4 cloves garlic, sliced thick
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • Pinch of sugar
  • 6 ounces goat cheese
  • Pesto
  • 1 cup basil leaves, packed tight
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tablespoon toasted pine nuts
  • Cooking Directions

    Puree all pesto ingredients in a blender and set aside.

    Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

    Cut tomatoes in half lengthwise and place on a sheet pan with the cut side facing up. Place a slice of garlic on each tomato half.Drizzle lightly with olive oil and season with salt, pepper and a little sugar.Roast in oven for about 8 minutes, or until tender.

    Remove tomatoes from oven, take off the clove of garlic and crumble goat cheese over them, then return to oven for another 2 minutes, or until cheese has browned slightly.

    Remove tomatoes from tray, place on serving platter and drizzle with pesto. Yield:

    Recipe courtesy of Wolfgang Puck copyright © 2003

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: tomatoes, goat cheese, basil

    Course: Appetizer/Starter, Side Dish, Vegetable

    More Info: Vegetarian

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