Tomato Broccoli Cups Recipe
Tomato Broccoli Cups Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Red tomatoes stuffed with a green broccoli mixture make a colorful addition to the Christmas Day menu.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.

Ingredients

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

Directions

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.
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.
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.
Originally published as Broccoli Tomato Cups in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2001, p12

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 65 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 87mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • 12 medium tomatoes
  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 4 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted, divided
  • 1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  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.
Originally published as Broccoli Tomato Cups in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2001, p12

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