Mozzarella Stuffed Tomatoes and grilled Sweet Italian Sausage

Teresa P

By
@glitterteaz

My Daughter turned me on to this dish and I changed it up and made it my own.


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Serves:

2-4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

4 large
vine ripened tomatoes
1 c
mozzarella cheese shredded
1/2 c
seasoned bread crumbs
2 clove
minced garlic
1/8 tsp
basil
1/8 tsp
oregano
1/4 c
virgin olive oil
fine sea salt and black pepper
1 pkg
sweet italian sausage links

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Grill or pan cook sausage links till completely cooked as you prepare tomatoes.
2
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Cut the tops off the tomatoes and, using a spoon, hollow out the middle. Salt and pepper inside of tomatoes
3
. In a medium bowl, combine the mozzarella, bread crumbs, parsley, garlic, oregano, and olive oil. Place the stuffing in the tomatoes, taking care not to pack them too tight. (optional: sprinkle with parmesan cheese to top for a bit of a crispy texture)
4
Place on a baking sheet (can wrap each tomato bottom in foil) and transfer to the oven. Roast for 30 minutes.
5
Alternate cooking method:
Wrap tomatoes in foil (leaving opened tomato top uncovered) and place on grill and cook till cheese is thoroughly melted and lightly brown on top.
6
Serving size is 1 tomato per person. Filling enough for a main dish when paired with sausage. Great served with sweet italian sausage and a salad! Enjoy!!