Print Options

 
 
 Print
Tomato Broccoli Cups Recipe

Tomato Broccoli Cups Recipe

Red tomatoes stuffed with a green broccoli mixture make a colorful addition to the Christmas Day menu.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 12 medium tomatoes
  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted, divided
  • 1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs

Directions

  • 1. Cut a thin slice off the top of each tomato. Scoop out pulp leaving a 1/2-in. shell (discard pulp or save for another use). Invert tomatoes onto paper towels to drain.
  • 2. In a saucepan, place broccoli in a steamer basket over 1 in. of boiling water. Cover and steam for 5 minutes or until crisp-tender; set aside.
  • 3. Brush inside of tomatoes with 2 tablespoons butter. Stuff broccoli into tomatoes. Toss bread crumbs and remaining butter; sprinkle over tops. Place in an ungreased baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 15 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 65 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 87 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.