Stuffed Tomatoes With Grilled Corn Salad

Stuffed Tomatoes With Grilled Corn Salad

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


These tomatoes are good and make a pretty presentation. They can be made ahead also.


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20 Min
15 Min


  • 2 large
    ears of corn, husked
  • 1 large
    red bell pepper
  • 1/4 c
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp
    grated lime peel
  • 1
    garlic clove, pressed
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped shallot
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    minced seeded jalapeno
  • 1/2 c
    crumbled soft fresh goat cheese (about 2 ounces)

How to Make Stuffed Tomatoes With Grilled Corn Salad


  1. Lightly oil grill racks. Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat). Grill corn and bell pepper until corn is tender and beginning to brown in spots and pepper is blackened, turning occasionally, about 12 minutes for corn and 15 minutes for pepper.
  2. Enclose pepper in paper bag 10 minutes. Peel, seed, and chop pepper; place in large bowl. Cool corn, then cut kernels off cobs; add to bowl with pepper.
  3. Cut tomatoes crosswise in half. Using melon baller or small spoon, scoop center of tomatoes into small bowl, leaving shell. Sprinkle inside of tomato shells lightly with salt; place cut side down on paper towels and let drain 30 minutes. Discard tomato seeds and juices in bowl; coarsely chop tomato solids and add to corn mixture.
  4. Whisk oil, lime juice, lime peel, and garlic in small bowl to blend. Add to corn mixture. Mix in shallot, cilantro, and jalapeño. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon corn salad into tomato shells. (Can be made 4 hours ahead. Cover and chill.) Sprinkle cheese over and serve.

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About Stuffed Tomatoes With Grilled Corn Salad

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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