Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Yields: 5 servings

Description Edit

These delectably stuffed tomatoes are a perfect complement to any main dish. If you want to cut down on prep time, make the stuffing ahead of time and refrigerate.

They are great to serve with rice and a perfect appetizer or main dish!

Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Rinse tomatoes in cool water and remove the tops.
  3. Spoon out the pulp and reserve in a bowl.
  4. Sprinkle tomato shells with salt and pepper.
  5. Turn upside down and set on paper towel to drain.
  6. Place tomatoes in a large, greased baking dish.
  7. Place the dish in a pan filled with ½ inch hot water.
  8. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil on a medium setting and sauté onion and green pepper until tender.
  9. Stir in all remaining ingredients except for cheese and paprika.
  10. Heat thoroughly.
  11. Sprinkle tomato stuffing with cheese and paprika.
  12. Spoon mixture into tomato shells and bake for 20 - 25 minutes.
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