Air Fryer Parmesan Tomatoes

Description

Air Fryer Parmesan Tomatoes are amazing! If you are looking for the perfect summer-baked tomato recipe, this one is the one, and it’s so easy to make and so flavorful!

Ingredients

  • 3 large tomatoesCut in half
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheesegrated
  • 1 teaspoon garlicminced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  • In a small mixing bowl, mix the bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, minced garlic, olive oil, basil, parsley, oregano, dill, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.
  • Slice your tomatoes in half, and top with the breadcrumb mixture. Set into the air fryer at 330 degrees F, air fryer sitting for 6 to 10 minutes, or until the tomatoes are perfectly roasted.
  • Plate, serve, and enjoy!

Equipment

  • Air Fryer
  • Cooking Spray, or olive oil spray
  • Parchment Paper, optional, or aluminum foil, small baking dish

Notes

How To Store, Freeze, or Reheat Air Fryer Parmesan Tomatoes

Storing, freezing, and reheating Air Fryer Parmesan Tomatoes can help you enjoy them at your convenience. Here’s how to do each:

1. Storage:

  • To store leftover Parmesan tomatoes, allow them to cool to room temperature.
  • Place them in an airtight container or a resealable plastic bag. It’s best to place a layer of parchment paper or wax paper between the tomato slices to prevent them from sticking together.
  • Store the container or bag in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days. For longer storage, you can freeze them (see below).
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2. Freezing:

  • If you want to freeze Air Fryer Parmesan Tomatoes, it’s essential to flash-freeze them first to prevent clumping. Here’s how:
  • Arrange the tomato slices in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a silicone mat.
  • Place the baking sheet in the freezer for a few hours or until the tomato slices are frozen solid.
  • Once frozen individually, transfer them to an airtight container or a freezer-safe bag, ensuring there’s a layer of parchment paper between the slices.
  • Label the container or bag with the date for reference.
  • Store in the freezer for up to 2-3 months.

3. Reheating:

  • To reheat frozen or refrigerated Air Fryer Parmesan Tomatoes, it’s best to use the air fryer for optimal crispiness.
  • Preheat your air fryer to around 375°F (190°C).
  • Arrange the frozen or refrigerated tomato slices in a single layer in the air fryer basket. You don’t need to thaw frozen slices.
  • Air fry for 3-5 minutes or until they are heated through and become crispy.
  • Keep a close eye on them to prevent overcooking, as reheating times can vary depending on your air fryer and the temperature of the tomatoes.
  • Serve immediately, as they’re best enjoyed hot and crispy.

By following these storage, freezing, and reheating instructions, you can enjoy the deliciousness of Air Fryer Parmesan Tomatoes even after they’ve been prepared, ensuring minimal food waste and convenience.

Nutrition

Serving: 1ServingCalories: 126kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 5gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 591mgPotassium: 266mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 800IUVitamin C: 13mgCalcium: 99mgIron: 1mg