Veggie-Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe

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


Submitted by cumin

Makes 2 servings



This tasty, meatless stuffing is perfect for a side dish, or filling enough for a whole meal.

Recipe Ingredients for Veggie-Stuffed Tomatoes

2 medium tomatoes
1/2 small carrot
1/2 celery rib, sliced
1/2 small onion, peeled
1 small garlic clove, peeled
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 tablespoon vegetable broth
1/3 cup dry bread crumbs
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
3 fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced

Recipe Directions for Veggie-Stuffed Tomatoes

  1. Cut a thin slice off the top of each tomato. Leaving a 1/2-in. shell, scoop out and reserve pulp. Invert tomatoes onto paper towels to drain.

  2. Meanwhile, in a food processor, cover and process the carrot, celery, onion, garlic and reserved pulp until finely chopped. In large skillet, saute

  3. vegetable mixture and oregano in oil until tender. Add broth; simmer, uncovered, for 2 minutes or until liquid is reduced by half. Remove from the heat; cool slightly. Stir in the bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese and basil.

  4. Stuff tomatoes; replace tops. Place in a shallow baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 350 for 15-20 minutes

  5. Yield: 2 servings. Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.

Categories

Tomatoes, Side Dish, Bake, Saute

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 218.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
169
Calories from Fat
65
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.2g
11%
Saturated Fat
1.8g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Sodium
248mg
10%
Potassium
410mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
21.0g
7%
Dietary Fiber
3.0g
12%
Sugars
5.8g
Protein
5.9g
Vitamin A 64% Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 11% Iron 8%
* 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
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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