Savory Stuffed Tomatoes

Savory Stuffed Tomatoes
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Recipe type: Vegetables
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Ingredients
  • 4 medium vine-ripened tomatoes, tops trimmed
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ½ cup chopped pecans
  • ¼ cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 scallion, chopped
  • ⅓ cup shredded Gouda cheese
  • 2 tbs.grated Parmesan cheese
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 350*F. Using spoon, hollow out tomatoes; chop flesh and reserve.
  2. In a sauce pot of boiling water, cook hollowed tomatoes 1 minute. drain upside down on paper towels.
  3. In skillet, melt butter. add next 3 ingredients; cook 2 minutes. remove from heat. add cheese and tomatoes
  4. Divide evenly among tomato shells. place in pie plate. bake 10 minutes.
Notes
Stirring tomato pulp into the bread-crumb mixture ensures a moist filling-without the calories that extra oil or butter would add to the dish
Nutrition Information
Calories: 310 Fat: 26g Saturated fat: 10g Carbohydrates: 15g Sodium: 266mg Fiber: 3g Protein: 7g