Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe

Looking for an easy Stuffed Tomatoes recipe? Learn how to make Stuffed Tomatoes using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by hettyanne

Makes 2 servings



Delicious and Nutritious Stuffed Tomatoes

Recipe Ingredients for Stuffed Tomatoes

2 large whole tomatoes, hollowed out - insides reserved
1/4 cup whole wheat couscous , (dry measurement, cooked to increase volume)
1/4 cup red onion, chopped
1/4 cup red bell pepper, chopped
1 clove garlic
1/2 tbsp olive oil
1 cup spinach, finely chopped
2 tbsps parmesan cheese , grated

Recipe Directions for Stuffed Tomatoes

  1. Hollow out two tomatoes, leaving as much of the flesh around the outside as possible.

  2. Cook couscous following package directions.

  3. Sauté onion, garllic, peppers, and leftover tomato in a pan until soft and heated throughout.

  4. Add spinach to soften for the last minute or two.

  5. Mix in cooked couscous and 1 tbsp parmesean.

  6. Stuff into hollowed out tomatoes and top each with 1/2 tbsp parmesean.

  7. Optional: sprinkle with low fat mozzarella, feta, or cheddar cheese.

  8. Bake @ 350 for 10 - 12 minutes or until tomato is soft and cheese on top is browned.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 252.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
172
Calories from Fat
52
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.8g
9%
Saturated Fat
1.5g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Sodium
108mg
5%
Potassium
639mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
24.8g
8%
Dietary Fiber
5.6g
22%
Sugars
6.5g
Protein
7.1g
Vitamin A 66% Vitamin C 73%
Calcium 10% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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