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Potato-Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe

Potato-Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe

Even veggie-fearing kids will eat these up. Be sure not to bake the tomatoes much longer than 10 minutes or they might soften and fall apart.—Country Woman Test Kitchen, Greendale, WI
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 small tomatoes
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup mashed potatoes (with added milk and butter)
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1 tablespoon chopped green onion

Directions

  • 1. Cut a thin slice off the top of each tomato. Scoop out pulp, leaving a 1/4-in. shell. Sprinkle salt on the insides of the tomatoes; invert onto paper towels and let drain for 10 minutes.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the potatoes, parsley, 1 tablespoon cheese and onion. Spoon into tomatoes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  • 3. Place in a small baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 stuffed tomato equals 98 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 405 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.