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Make Ahead Stuffed Tomatoes

These simple stuffed tomatoes can be prepared up to 24 hours in advance. They make a delicious light supper when served with a salad.

I hope you enjoy this Make Ahead Stuffed Tomatoes recipe! It’s a staple in our house and it’s also fabulous for entertaining.

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Make Ahead Stuffed Tomatoes

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By Nina Serves: 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 35 minutes

These simple stuffed tomatoes can be prepared up to 24 hours in advance. They make a delicious light supper when served with a salad.

Ingredients

  • 6 large ripe tomatoes
  • 75g long-grain rice, cooked
  • 2 clove garlic, chopped
  • basil 2 tbsp, chopped
  • 2 tbsp mint, chopped
  • 2 tbsp parsley, chopped
  • 1 tbsp thyme leaves, chopped
  • Grated zest 1 lemon
  • 3 tbsp olive oil

Instructions

1

Heat the oven to 180˚C.

2

Slice the tops off the tomatoes and set them aside. Using a teaspoon, scoop out the pulp and juices and place in a bowl.

3

Add all the rest of the ingredients to the bowl, season well and mix thoroughly.

4

Spoon the mixture into the tomatoes and place in a small roasting tin.

5

Top each tomato with its ‘lid/top’.

6

Bake for 35 minutes, or until tender.

Notes

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7 Comments

  • Carolyn
    May 23, 2019 at 10:31 am

    Ideal as a side dish or a main course and it really gives tomatoes a bit of excitement ! Love this addition of zesty herbs.

  • Glenn Hutton
    May 23, 2019 at 12:45 pm

    Nice to see another veggie recipe that is easy to prepare!

  • fionajk42
    May 23, 2019 at 10:13 pm

    this sounds like a nice dish to try

  • Robert Price
    May 26, 2019 at 3:39 am

    Great ideas

  • Carolyn
    May 27, 2019 at 9:55 am

    Always try to do a make ahead dish if I have friends coming over for dinner. I know my friends would enjoy this.

  • Charlotte Isobelle
    May 27, 2019 at 11:18 am

    i do love a good stuffed tomato or pepper! lovely and summery too

  • Chloe Taylor
    June 5, 2019 at 7:19 pm

    Oooh – great with a nice BBQ or for dinner parties.

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