Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 50 mins

for kids, sleepovers?

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, place tomatoes, their juice, sugar, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Then turn down to a simmer and cook until the mixture thickens (About 30 minutes).
  2. Saute onions in melted butter in a 10-inch skillet, until the onions are transparent and golden.
  3. Add this to the tomato mixture.
  4. Toast the bread (crusts off) and cut into four squares to a slice.
  5. Grease a 1-1/2 quart round ovenproof glass baking dish.
  6. Put layers of toast cubes first, then the tomato mixture, then toast, tomato, ending with tomato.
  7. Scatter cheese all over the top and sprinkle with paprika and parsley over this.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees in the oven until the mixture bubbles and the cheese is melted. If this dries out too much, moisten with hot tomato juice.
  9. NOTE: You can also add sliced mushrooms that have been sauteed OR oregano to taste if you like that spice.

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