With so many tomatoes on hand during the summer you are probably wondering what else you can make with them. Aside from a refreshing summer salad, you can consider making stuffed tomatoes.
The classic fillings for stuffed tomatoes are rice (enriched with cheese, herbs or meat) and meat (most likely ground beef). However, the beauty of stuffed tomatoes is that you can fill them with just about anything and they'll still look impressive on the table.
Below we share easy stuffed tomato recipes that will surely delight your palate. We've included vegetarian options, as well as a recipe perfect for seafood lovers. Enjoy!
Baked in the oven, these rice and lentil stuffed tomatoes are a delicious vegetarian main course. The rice and lentils are pre-cooked so the tomatoes only have to be in the oven for 15 minutes.
Tomatoes Stuffed with Tuna
For this special stuffed tomato recipe, you won't need an oven, which makes this dish ideal for any summer get together. The tuna is tossed with olive oil and blended with scallions and sage for extra flavor.
Sun-dried tomatoes are a Mediterranean staple and they can also be stuffed. All that is required is a tasty filling - perhaps some cheese and grilled eggplant or capers - and some toothpicks to hold it all together. It makes a fabulous appetizer!
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