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

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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

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

    Preheat oven to 350º
  • 2Combine 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
  • 3Cream the cheese with a little of the reserved liquid until cheese is consistency of whipped cream

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

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

    Cover each tomato with buttered bread crumbs
  • 6Bake 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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