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                         Scalloped Sliced Tomatoes
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Tomatoes                         Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4                    medium-sized tomatoes
    4      Tbsp.         butter or margarine
    1      C.            diced celery
      1/2  C.            diced onion
    1      Tsp.          sugar (if desired)
    1      Tsp.          basil -- crumbled
                         pepper and salt (as desired)
    1      C.            plain croutons
 
 Slice tomatoes, overlap slices in two rows in a buttered
 12 x 8 x 2-inch casserole. Set aside. In medium saucepan,
 melt butter; add celery and onion. Saute for 2 minutes. Stir
 in salt, sugar, basil and pepper. Spoon all but 1/4 cup celery
 mixture over the tomatoes. Toss croutons with reserved 1/4 cup
 celery mixture and spoon down center of casserole between
 tomatoes. Cover and bake at 350 degrees until tomatoes are cooked,
 about 30 minutes.
 
 
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