Here's the perfect dish to make when company's coming—a tomato casserole prepared in individual casserole dishes.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 4 servings
4 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon
1 green pepper, cut into thin matchlike sticks
1 cup chopped zucchini
4 green onions, finely chopped
5 cups chopped seeded peeled tomato es
2 Tbsp. brown sugar
1 tsp. dried basil leaves
1 tsp. dried oregano leaves
1 bay leaf
1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
3 drops hot pepper sauce
8 saltine crackers, finely crushed
1 cup KRAFT Shredded Colby & Monterey Jack Cheeses
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Let's Make It
Cook bacon in large skillet until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet, reserving 2 Tbsp. drippings in skillet. Drain bacon on paper towels.
Add peppers, zucchini and onions to reserved drippings; cook and stir on medium-high heat 3 to 4 min. or until peppers are crisp-tender. Stir in all remaining ingredients except cracker crumbs and cheese; simmer on medium-low heat 10 to 15 min. or until tomatoes are tender. Remove and discard bay leaf.
Heat oven to 350ºF. Crumble bacon. Add to tomato mixture; mix well. Spoon into 4 small baking dishes; top with cracker crumbs and cheese.
Bake 15 min. or until heated through.
Serve with a crisp mixed green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Lite Dressing.
Substitute 1 drained can (29 oz.) whole tomatoes for the fresh tomatoes.
Substitute summer squash for the zucchini.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g
Saturated Fat 8g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 25g
Dietary Fibers 5g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.