Featured Recipes from Seasonal and simple
- 4 medium tomatoes
- 1 tablespoon margarine
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon fresh basil
- 1/2 cup green bell pepper, chopped
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 3/4 cup croutons
- Cut a 1/2-inch slice from the top of each tomato and discard tops. Scoop out pulp and discard seeds. Coarsely chop pulp. Set aside.
- In a skillet, cook garlic in margarine for 30 seconds. Stir in tomato pulp, green pepper and basil. Cook for 2 minutes or until green pepper is crisp and tender. Stir in croutons.
- Spoon crouton mixture into tomatoes. Arrange stuffed tomatoes on a 9-inch pie plate.
Source: University of California Cooperative Extension Nutrition BEST
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Last update: Friday, March 22, 2013