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Stuffed Baked Tomatoes

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.

Makes

6 servings

I make this baked stuffed tomatoes dish often—my family really likes it. Besides being flavorful, the tomatoes make a colorful, zesty addition to any dinner. —Edna Jackson, Kokomo, Indiana
Stuffed Baked Tomatoes Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 6 medium tomatoes
  • STUFFING:
  • 1 cup garlic/cheese croutons, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons grated American or cheddar cheese
  • 4 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Cut a thin slice off the top of each tomato. Scoop out pulp, leaving a 1/2-in. shell. Invert shells onto paper towels to drain. Mix stuffing ingredients except parsley; spoon stuffing into tomatoes. Sprinkle with parsley.
  2. Place tomatoes in a baking dish; cover with aluminum foil to prevent over-browning of stuffing. Bake until tomatoes are tender and stuffing is hot, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 146 calories, 11g fat (6g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 434mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

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