6medium red-skinned or yukon gold potatoesscrubbed
olive oil as needed
4–6 firm ripe, small flavorful tomatoes, such as plum (Roma)
1tbspminced fresh rosemaryor 1 tsp dried, or to taste
minced chivesas desired
salt and freshly ground pepperto taste
Preheat the oven to 400°F.
Oil a large round, oval, or rectangular shallow baking dish. Arrange the potato slices in overlapping rows. Drizzle lightly with more olive oil. Cover with a lid or foil and bake until just tender, about 25 minutes.
Remove the lid and bake for 10 to 15 minutes longer, or until the potatoes are starting to brown.
Slice the tomatoes about ¼ inch thick. Remove the baking dish from the oven and arrange the tomatoes over the potatoes in any way you'd like.
Return to the oven and bake for 10 more minutes, or until the potatoes are completely tender on the inside and crisp around the edges and the tomatoes have softened.
Remove from the oven and sprinkle with the rosemary, chives, salt, and pepper. Serve at once.