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Stuffed Tomatoes with Rice

 Stuffed Tomatoes with Rice
Here's a pretty side dish that will please everyone who tastes it. Stuffed with brown or white rice, these tomatoes can be prepared ahead and baked hours later-so they're perfect for a busy hostess.
4 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 medium tomatoes
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1-1/2 cups cooked rice
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt

Directions

  • Cut a thin slice off the top of each tomato. Scoop out pulp, leaving
  • a 1/2-in. shell; discard seeds. Chop pulp and set aside. Sprinkle
  • the insides of tomatoes with salt; invert onto paper towels to
  • drain.
  • In a small skillet, saute onion in 2 tablespoons butter until tender.
  • Add reserved tomato pulp; cook until most of the liquid is
  • evaporated. Remove from the heat; stir in the rice, cheese, parsley,
  • basil and garlic salt.
  • Stuff into tomato shells; dot with remaining butter. Place in a
  • greased 9-in. square baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for
  • 15-20 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 238 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 589 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.