Leek Tomato Easy Casserole

Leek-Tomato-Easy-CasseroleLeek Tomato Easy Casserole is a great accompaniment to a summer meal. Leeks are layered with tomato slices and mozzarella cheese, and topped with herbs and crushed crackers.What is casserole anyway? According to Wikipedia, a casserole, from the French word for “saucepan”, is a large, deep dish used both in the oven and as a serving vessel. The word casserole is also used for the food cooked and served in such a vessel, with the cookware itself called a casserole dish or casserole pan. In British English, this type of dish is frequently also called a bake, coinciding with the cooking technique used to cook casseroles. In Minnesota, this type of dish is sometimes called “hotdish.”

Ingredients of Leek Tomato Easy Casserole:

  • 8 leeks, sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried sage
  • 2 pounds tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup crushed buttery round crackers
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme

How to make Leek Tomato Easy Casserole :

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a small bowl, mix crushed crackers, rosemary, thyme and sage.
  3. Place leeks in the bottom of a large baking dish. Layer with tomatoes and mozzarella cheese. Top with the crushed cracker mixture, and drizzle with melted butter
  4. Bake 30 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden brown.
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