This tomato casserole is worth every moment of time and effort! Beautiful presentation and the intense flavour of roasted tomatoes is exceptional served with a topping of sour cream (I use fat free) and chives. Adapted from Canadian Living magazine.
Arrange, cut sides up and without touching, on large foil lined rimmed baking sheet.
Brush with oil, sprinkle with thyme, rosemary, salt and pepper.
Roast in 350°F degree oven until tops are shriveled and bottoms are browned, about 2 hours.
Arrange tomatoes, overlapping, in 8 inch square glass baking dish.
(make ahead: Let cool, cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours. Add 20 minutes cooking time.) In a bowl, stir together, bread crumbs, parmesan cheese and flour; drizzle with butter and toss until crumbly.
Sprinkle over tomatoes.
Bake in 400°F oven until golden and bubbly, about 25 minutes.