Tomatoes from the Marche: the recipe for a simple and tasty traditional accompaniment

  • San Marzano tomatoes
    700 grams

  • Breadcrumbs
    6-7 tablespoons
    • 0 kcal

  • Garlic powder

    to taste
  • Fresh rosemary
    to taste
    • 29 kcal

  • Extra virgin olive oil
    to taste
    • 0 kcal

  • Grated parmesan

    to taste
    • 21 kcal
  • salt
    to taste
    • 21 kcal

Calories refer to 100 grams of product

THE Fashionable tomatoes from the Marche I am a side traditional very easy to prepare. In our recipe I San Marzano type tomatoes they are cut horizontally, covered with an aromatic breadcrumbs and then passed in the oven to brown, for an extremely tasty and fragrant result. A preparation suitable for all, perfect for serving appetizers, with cold meats and cheeses, or as an accompaniment to any second meat dish Where of fish. Find out how to make Marche-style tomatoes by following the step-by-step instructions and tips.

How to prepare tomatoes the Marche fashion

clean rosemary

Rinse the rosemary, take the needles (1) and finely chop them with a knife.

to make the breadcrumbs

Collect the mince on a plate with the breadcrumbs, a pinch of garlic powder and a pinch of salt and pepper (2). Mix well.

fill the pan

Wash and dry the tomatoes, cut them in half lengthwise and seed them. Then place them in a baking dish lined with baking paper (3).

distribute the breadcrumbs

Spread the breadcrumbs over the surface of the tomatoes (4).

season with oil

Drizzle with a generous drizzle of oil (5), sprinkle with Parmesan and bake in a static oven at 200 ° C for about 40 minutes.

complete with fresh rosemary

Take out of the oven and complete with a few sprigs of fresh rosemary (6).

serve the Marchigiana tomatoes

Serve the Marchigiana tomatoes warm or cold (7).


Instead of San Marzano tomatoes, you can also use gods vine tomatoes; if you like, you can also use smaller tomatoes, like cherries or datterini, and dress up a pasta or rice salad.

You can replace the Parmesan with Parmesan and, if you want a more intense flavor, even with Pecorino Romano. For a vegan versioninstead, replace the cheese with nutritional yeast flakes.

You can also add others aromatic herbs, such as basil, thyme and oregano, and a pinch of black pepper.


Marchigiana tomatoes can be stored in the refrigerator, in a special airtight container, for at least 1-2 days. Freezing is not recommended.