Baked Stuffed Tomatoes

Baked Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Denise Rohed-Trout

By
@TheLittleKitchen

A delicious side dish and a great way to use any excess tomatoes when your garden supplies you with an abuntance!

Excellent with simple grilled chicken or fish dishes.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Serves:
One or as Many as you Like!
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 1+
    medium ripe tomato
  • 1+
    2" slice of bakery style french or italian bread
  • 1+ oz
    parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 1+ Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 1+ sprig(s)
    flat leaf italian parsley, chopped fine
  • 1+ large
    basil leaf, chopped fine
  • pinch
    salt&pepper to taste

How to Make Baked Stuffed Tomatoes

Step-by-Step

  1. Wash and core the tomatoes, reserving their juices but not their seeds. A spoon works well for getting the tomato hollowed out evenly - or a small melon baller can be used. (Note: If you would like to use small tomatoes, as for an appetizer plate, just adjust ingredient quantities).
  2. Remove the crust from the bread and discard - or feed to the chickens or birds!...roughly tear the bread into fairly small pieces.
  3. Place the reserved juice in a bowl, add the bread, Parmesan Cheese, parsley, basil and salt and pepper and enough olive oil to make a moist, but NOT SOGGY filling.
  4. Fill each tomato , mounding it nicely above the edge of the tomato. Sprinkle with a bit more Parmesan and place in a glass baking dish then into a moderate 350 degree oven. Bake for 20 minutes or until filling is hot and nicely browned and tomato is easily pierced with a fork.
  5. These are good either hot or at room temperature. If you have leftovers don't try to freeze them, just bring them back to room temperature and eat within one day. (Note: I seldom have any leftovers! But when I do, I just chop them up and add them to ground beef for meatballs...works great!)

Printable Recipe Card

About Baked Stuffed Tomatoes

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Mediterranean
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




Leave a Comment

26 Delicious Ways To Prepare Asparagus Recipe

26 Delicious Ways to Prepare Asparagus

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Asparagus is a crazy healthy food that you should be eating, so here are 26 yummy asparagus recipes you should try ASAP!

Cheesy Bacon Baked Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Cheesy Bacon Baked Brussels Sprouts

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Once you try these cheesy bacon baked brussels sprouts, you'll never eat them a different way again! Click here for the Cheesy Bacon Baked Brussels Sprouts recipe!

Cauliflower Recipes For People Who Don't Love Cauliflower

Cauliflower Recipes For People Who Don't Love Cauliflower

Kitchen Crew

Cauliflower is magical! It's a natural source of antioxidants, packed with fiber and contains choline (which is essential for learning and memory). It's delicious and versatile. Cauliflower takes on the...