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12Ingredients
270Calories
20Minutes

Low in calories, quick and easy to make, this recipe for Stuffed Tomatoes can be served anytime of day. Appetizer, lunch, or dinner, these stuffed tomatoes are extremely versatile. Stuffed with homemade herb pesto and a quail egg, these stuffed tomatoes have the perfect blend of flavors. The herb pesto is made from a combination of fresh basil, parsley, peppermint, capers, mustard, vinegar, and olive oil for an herby and tangy sauce that complements the natural sweetness of the tomatoes.

Ingredients

  • 6 sprigs fresh parsley
  • 3 sprigs fresh basil
  • 3 sprigs peppermint (fresh)
  • 1/2 tablespoon capers
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • 8 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 4 pickles
  • potatoes
  • tomatoes
  • quail eggs
  • salt

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  2. In a food processor, add the parsley, basil, peppermint, capers, mustard, olive oil, vinegar, and pickles. Crush to the desired texture.
  3. Cut off a slice at the bottom of the tomatoes to create a steady base. Slice off the tomato top and empty it out using a spoon.
  4. Add 1 teaspoon pesto and the raw egg on top. Season with salt.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes or until the egg is cooked.
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NutritionView more

270Calories
Sodium29%DV700mg
Fat42%DV27g
Protein2%DV1g
Carbs2%DV6g
Fiber4%DV1g

PER SERVING *

Calories270Calories from Fat240
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat27g42%
Saturated Fat4g20%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium700mg29%
Potassium200mg6%
Protein1g2%
Calories from Fat240
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate6g2%
Dietary Fiber1g4%
Sugars1g2%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

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Christina G. 12 Jun 2015
I served these stuffed tomatoes with slices of quiche lorraine. For dessert, I made baked brie. These are so pretty and elegant, yet simple to make. I make them all the time.