Whether you’re looking for a new quick and tasty snack or a vegetarian alternative, these stuffed tomatoes are for you!
Which tomatoes are best for stuffing?
When purchasing your tomatoes for this recipe, you want to look for medium- sized roterno tomatoes with firm walls.
- 4 medium roterno tomatoes
- 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
- 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
- 1/4 cup packed fresh basil chopped
- 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
- 1 tablespoon salted butter, melted
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
Step 1- Slice tomatoes in half horizontally and start to spoon out the flesh inside.
Step 2- Drain off the seeds and water from the fleshy insides and chop up the remains to use as filling.
Step 3- Add in the mozzarella, Parmesan, melted butter, bread crumbs and chopped basil into the tomato mix. Add garlic and salt to taste.
Step 4- Once mixed together, start to stuff your tomato shells with the filling.
Step 5- Place stuffed tomatoes onto a baking tray and drizzle with olive oil.
Step 6- Finally, bake for 15mins.