John's Mother's Stuffed Tomatoes with Tabouli

1
Melanie Campbell

By
@RossCampbell

The confusion about 'fruit' and 'vegetable' arises because of the differences in usage between scientists and cooks. Scientifically speaking, a tomato is definitely a fruit.

As far as cooking is concerned, some things which are strictly fruits, such as tomatoes or bean pods, may be called 'vegetables' because they are used in savoury rather than sweet cooking. The term 'vegetable' is more generally used of other edible parts of plants, such as cabbage leaves, celery stalks, and potato tubers, which are not strictly the fruit of the plant from which they come.

Rating:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4
Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

1 c
tabouil salad from deli
1 c
peeled, seeded and diced cucumber
1 c
diced deli chicken breast
4 medium
ripe, firm tomatoes
2 tsp
olive oil
4 Tbsp
hummus

How to Make John's Mother's Stuffed Tomatoes with Tabouli

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a bowl, combine the tabouli salad, cucumber and chicken and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for one hour.
  • 2Cut off the top of each tomato with a small paring knife. With a grapefruit spoon, carefully scoop out the tomato pulp, removing the seeds from each tomato.
  • 3Divide the tabouli mixture into four portions and fill all the tomatoes. Drizzle each tomato with olive oil and top with a dollop of hummus.

Printable Recipe Card

About John's Mother's Stuffed Tomatoes with Tabouli

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: English
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Diabetic
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy




Show 1 Comment & Review

27 Easy Camping Recipes

27 Easy Camping Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Getting ready for a weekend camping trip? Here are 27 easy, no-hassle, camping-friendly recipes that everyone will love!

Celebrate Labor Day Weekend With A Stellar Cookout Recipe

Celebrate Labor Day Weekend With a Stellar Cookout

Kitchen Crew

Wow... did summer fly by or what? In my mind, Memorial Day was last weekend. Summer's unofficially coming to an end, but I'm not going to let the weekend go...

22 Zucchini Recipes That'll Make You A Cooking Rock Star

22 Zucchini Recipes That'll Make You a Cooking Rock Star

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Make the most out your summer cooking with delicious zucchini recipes. They'll make you a cooking rock star.