Raclette-Topped Broiled Tomatoes


These quick-cooking broiled tomatoes make a hearty main dish when served with a salad and bread. Raclette is a mild melting cheese from the French and Swiss Alps that’s rich, creamy, gooey, and grillable. Make things easy on yourself: Shred the cheese when it’s cold and firm. And be sure to choose small tomatoes that are uniform in size.

  • SERVINGServings


  • 6 small tomatoes, halved (1 1/2 lb.)
  • 2 Tbs. Dijon mustard
  • 2/3 cup shredded raclette, Gruyère, or Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 cup whole-wheat breadcrumbs
  • 1 1/2 Tbs. capers, rinsed and drained
  • 1 1/2 Tbs. chopped chives
  • 1 Tbs. unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper, optional


  1. Preheat broiler, and place oven rack 4 inches from top of oven. Coat baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Arrange tomato halves cut-sides up on prepared baking sheet. Spread mustard on tomatoes, and top with cheese.
  3. Combine breadcrumbs, capers, chives, butter, and cayenne pepper, if desired, in small bowl. Sprinkle breadcrumb mixture over tomatoes. Broil 2 to 3 minutes, or until cheese is bubbling hot and starting to brown.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Serves 6
  • Calories: 104
  • Carbohydrate Content: 7 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 18 mg
  • Fat Content: 6 g
  • Fiber Content: 2 g
  • Protein Content: 5 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 3 g
  • Sodium Content: 264 mg
  • Sugar Content: 3 g