Barbecued Stuffed Tomatoes

Barbecued Stuffed Tomatoes Author: Canadian Living Credits: Barbecued Stuffed Tomatoes

Take full advantage of our short but sweet tomato season. Great as a robust side dish for grilled meat, poultry or fish, juicy tomatoes, especially prepared as we have here, can also be the main component of a vegetarian meal.

  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 tomatoes (1-1/2 lb/750 g)
  • 1 cup small seasoned croutons
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced

Method

Cut off top of each tomato. Scoop out and chop pulp, discarding seeds.

In bowl, combine chopped tomato pulp, seasoned croutons, Parmesan cheese, parsley, garlic, 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil and 1/4 tsp (1 mL) each salt and pepper. Stuff into tomatoes.

Place tomatoes in metal or foil cake pan. Place on grill over medium-high heat; close lid and cook until tender and tops are golden brown, 20 minutes.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 514 mg
  • Protein 8 g
  • Calories 167.0
  • Total fat 9 g
  • Cholesterol 10 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 14 g

%RDI

  • Iron 11.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 9.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 18.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 21.0
  • Vitamin C 42.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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