Heirloom tomato gratin
- 1 clove garlic minced
- 2 T olive oil
- 1 sweet onion chopped
- 1/2 t orange zest
- 3 T orange juice
- 2 t honey
- 4 # heirloom tomatoes sliced thickly
- 2 C fresh bread crumbs
- 1/4 C parmesan cheese
- 1 T thyme
- salt and pepper
Heat oven to 425. Lightly grease a 2-3 qt baking or casserole dish.
Heat the olive oil in skillet over medium low heat. sauté the onion. 12-15 minutes But do not brown. Remove from the heat and stir in the orange juice, zest, and honey.
Scatter 1/2 the onion mixture over the bottom of prepared baking dish. Layer sliced tomatoes over the top slightly overlapping. Season with salt and pepper then repeat.
In a bowl combine bread crumbs, cheese, thyme and the remaining olive oil.
Sprinkle over the last layer of tomatoes and bake for 15-20 minutes and the top is brown and bubbling.