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Stuffed Tomatoes – Grow. Eat. $ave.

To-may-toes, To-mah-toes…

It’s what we’re talking about this week on Grow. Eat. $ave! Stuffed Tomatoes to be exact…

Got an over abundance of tomatoes?!? Looking for a cool, light and refreshing side…or even a main dish dinner?!? Well, stuffed tomatoes are THE way to go!

Stuffed Tomatoes with Spicy Avocado Salad

Yield – 4 servings

Preparation Time – 10 minutes

Cooking Time – 0 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 large tomatoes
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • About 1/2 cup yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeno, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • Cut a cone around the stem bud of the tomato to cut out the center portion.  Scoop out the seeds. (So it won’t be so “runny” when you fork into it.)
  • In a mixing bowl, toss together the avocado, onion, jalapeno, crushed garlic, ground cumin and lemon juice.  Season with a little salt and pepper.
  • Stuff the Spicy Avocado Salad into the Tomatoes.
  • Enjoy!

Grilled Stuffed Orange Tomatoes with Black Olives and Provencal Goat Cheese

Yield – 4 servings

Preparation Time – 5 minutes

Cooking Time – 5 to 8 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 orange tomatoes
  • 1 15 oz. can sliced black olives
  • 1/2 cup goat cheese, provencal flavor

Directions

  • Cut a cone around the stem bud of the tomato to cut out the center portion.  Scoop out the seeds.
  • In a mixing bowl, toss the black olive slices and the goat cheese and stuff into the awaiting tomatoes.
  • Place the stuffed tomatoes on a hot grill and grill for about 5-8 minutes, or until goat cheese gets oozy…and the tomato skin begins to wrinkle.
  • Devour.

Are you drooling yet?!?

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