3 lg. tomatoes
3/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 cup dried bread crumbs
1/4 cup margarine, melted (1/2 stick)
3/4 tsp. basil leaves, crumbled
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
Use fully ripened tomatoes. Wash and cut in half. Lightly brush outer skin with oil. Place, cut side up, in baking dish. Sprinkle cut side with salt; set aside. In small bowl combine cheese, bread crumbs, melted margarine, basil and cayenne pepper. Blend. Spoon approximately 1 heaping tablespoon cheese mixture on top of each tomato. Bake in preheated 350 F oven for about 15 minutes.