TOMATOES STUFFED W/SQUASH (SALLYE)

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By
@grandedame

An elegant looking side dish that is actually quite easy to make.

Bonus: It tastes as good as it looks.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 8-10 large
    ripe tomatoes, deseeded and deveined
  • 5 lb
    yellow crookneck squash, sliced
  • 1 large
    onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 c
    water
  • 24 oz
    cream cheese, softened and diced
  • 4 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/2 c
    buttered bread crumbs

How to Make TOMATOES STUFFED W/SQUASH (SALLYE)

Step-by-Step

  1. Hollow out tomatoes (deseed and devein) and place upright in a pyrex baking dish approximately 9" x 13"

    Preheat oven to 350º
  2. Combine squash, onion, sugar, salt, pepper and water in a large heavy covered saucepan and cook just until tender (about 5-10 minutes) Do not overcook

    Drain, reserving liquid for use later.

    Mash well and drain again
  3. Cream the cheese with a little of the reserved liquid until cheese is consistency of whipped cream

    Set aside
  4. Add olive oil to squash and stir until well blended

    Add cream cheese mixture to squash and blend lightly with a fork
  5. Spoon mixture into hollowed out tomatoes, tamping down with spoon to make sure tomato is completely filled

    Cover each tomato with buttered bread crumbs
  6. Bake in 350º oven for approximately 30 minutes or until bubbly and lightly browned

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About TOMATOES STUFFED W/SQUASH (SALLYE)

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




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