Stuffed Tomato

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This classic dish is very versatile and it can be stuffed with a wide range of ingredients.


Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Serves: 3


  1. Preheat the oven to 190°c.
  2. Cut the top off each tomato and, using a teaspoon, scoop out all of the seeds to leave the tomato hollow. Peel and finely chop the garlic and parsley. preparing the ingredients
  3. Put the bread into a food processor and blend it for about 30 seconds until it is a fine crumb. Then add the garlic and parsley to the breadcrumbs, season it with salt & pepper and blend it for a further 10 seconds to mix them together. making the stuffing
  4. Season the inside of the tomatoes with salt & pepper and then spoon in the stuffing, making sure not to compress it too tightly.
  5. Drizzle 1 tablespoon of the oil onto the stuffing of each tomato, then sprinkle on the cheese and place them into a lightly oiled roasting tin. stuffing the tomatoes
  6. Put them into the oven for 15 minutes.
  7. Remove them from the oven and serve. the finished dish
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Useful Information

Can it be frozen? No.
Can it be prepared in advance? Yes, up to 2 hours to stage 5.
Will leftovers be nice? No.


- You can stuff the tomatoes with anything you like, such as bacon and mushroom or olives, anchovies, basil and mozzarella.

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