Summer Bliss Tomato Pudding
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Vegetarian
Prep time: 
Total time: 
  • 2 tablespoons good extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 slices firm white bread
  • 5 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Dash of grated nutmeg
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 15 ounce can crushed tomatoes in puree
  • 10 basil leaves, diced
  • 4 large ripe tomatoes, sliced ¼ inch slices
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Oil an 8 by 10 inch casserole dish, or a 9 by 9 square baking pan. Lay the bread slices in the pan, cutting to fit in a single layer.
  3. Whisk together the eggs, salt, nutmeg, cream and milk. Pour half of this mixture over the bread slices.
  4. Sprinkle with half of Parmesan, feta and cottage cheeses. Pour crushed tomatoes evenly over top.
  5. Pour remaining custard mixture over top. Layer on the tomato slices. Sprinkle on all of basil leaves, remaining Parmesan, feta and cottage cheese.
  6. Cover and bake for 30 minutes. UNcover and bake another 30 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
Recipe by Healthy Family Recipes at