I served it with some garlic and olive oil couscous, and I could not imageine a more delightful late summer meal!!!! so try it out friends, its easy to whip up on week night or add some protein for a weekend feast!!!
GREEN TOMATO GRATIN
2 lbs green tomatoes(about 8), sliced 1/3 inch thick
3T. extra virgin oil, plus more for baking dish
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 t. red pepper flakes
18 butter flavored crackers such as Ritz, crushed* i just used the herbed breadcrumbs that i already had*
2 oz. finely grated parmesan(about 1/2 cup)
2 T. chopped fresh marjoram
1. preheat oven to 425 degrees. Meanwhile, sprinkle tomatoeswith 1 1/2 t. salt. pat with paper towels. place tomatoes in a single layer in an oiled 9 by 13 in baking dish. Drizzle with oil.Sprinkle with garlic and red pepper.
2. In a small bowl, mix remaining ingredients. Sprinkle over tomatoes. Bake in upper third of the oven until tops are browned, 12 to 15 minutes. ENJOY!!!!!