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Delicious stuffed tomatoes recipe

Tomatoes are great for everyday meals. They not only taste and look good, but are also rich in vitamins and minerals. If you love eating them, we are sure you will like variations in the way they are cooked or presented as dishes. We reveal one particular stuffed tomatoes recipe which you can serve anytime to your family or guests. It is easy to make and you can let your creativity play by changing the stuffing to put in.

Preparation

Here is a great-tasting stuffed tomatoes recipe that you might want to try out.

Ingredients

  • 4 large tomatoes
  • 200 grams of minced meat or chicken
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Grated parmesan or Gruyere cheese

Do

  • Cut onions and garlic into small pieces.
  • Sauté chopped onions and garlic in olive oil.
  • Brown minced meat or ground chicken.
  • Season with ground cumin, salt and pepper.
  • Set aside.
  • Cut tomatoes in half.
  • Scoop out the insides of the tomato and the seeds.
  • Let them stand for at least 15 minutes.
  • Fill cut tomatoes with the cooked stuffing.
  • Sprinkle with grated parmesan on top.
  • Place the stuffed tomatoes on a baking pan.
  • Bake for at least 10 minutes at 200ºC or till the cheese melts.
  • Serve as hot or cold appetisers.

If you love vegetables, you can also use zucchini or eggplants. For this type of mixture, you will need the following:

  • 4 tomatoes
  • 2 medium-sized eggplants or zucchini
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 pieces red hot chilli

Do

  • Boil the eggplant or zucchini.
  • Drain the vegetables and let cool for 10 minutes.
  • Peel the eggplant or zucchini.
  • Mash them in a bowl.
  • Saute onions and garlic in olive oil.
  • Add the chopped chilli.
  • Season with cumin, coriander, salt and pepper.
  • Cool down the mixture.
  • Fill cut tomatoes with the mashed vegetables.
  • Sprinkle grated cheese on top.
  • Bake in the oven for 10 minutes at 200ºC.
  • Serve as hot or cold appetisers.

Yummy yummy!

Tomatoes are quite versatile vegetables and if you love them, you can have a variety of tasty dishes that you easily prepare. You can also experiment with other ingredients. The above stuffed tomatoes recipe is just one preparation method to serve these vegetables in a way that will light up any meal and wow family and guests.

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