Not just rice: 10 stuffed tomato recipes

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Tomato is the king of summer. It is fresh, rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. You will be even more fortunate if you have the opportunity to pick tomatoes directly from your garden and prepare them on the spot. A little creativity is enough to prepare always different stuffed tomatoes to be served as an appetizer or as a main course. Here are many stuffed tomato recipes to inspire you.



stuffed tomatoes

Il tomato is the king of summer. It is fresh, rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. You will be even more fortunate if you have the opportunity to pick tomatoes directly from your garden and prepare them on the spot.

A little creativity is enough to prepare always different stuffed tomatoes to be served as an appetizer or as a main course.

Here are many stuffed tomato recipes to inspire you.

Index

Tomatoes stuffed with quinoa and tofu

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La Quinoa it is perfect as an ingredient for your stuffed tomatoes. You can boil and flavor it according to your habits. After draining it and letting it cool, enrich it with tofu, shallots, soy sauce, salt, pepper and extra virgin olive oil. THU the complete recipe.



Stuffed tomatoes with millet

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You can prepare stuffed peppers with or without cooking according to your preferences. If you want a fresh dish, it will not be necessary to pass them in the oven. So cook the millet separately, let it cool, add basil and extra virgin olive oil for the dressing. Empty the tomatoes and stuff them with stuffed with millet. THU the complete recipe.

Spelled stuffed tomatoes with pesto

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Here is an excellent recipe for preparing stuffed tomatoes in a different way than usual. You will have to boil the farro and season it with a good one homemade pesto, to be prepared with fresh basil, extra virgin olive oil and pine nuts, or almonds if you don't have them available. It will be the perfect filling for San Marzano tomatoes, as suggested by the blog Architettando In Cucina. THU the complete recipe.

Tomatoes stuffed with brown rice

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An alternative to the usual refined rice for the tomato filling? You can choose the brown rice both for the tomatoes to be cooked in the oven and for the tomatoes to be served and stuffed raw. You can enrich the filling with tofu, onion, parsley, garlic, mint and breadcrumbs. THU the complete recipe.

Stuffed tomatoes with aubergines, almonds and courgettes

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For the filling of these tomatoes you can use brown rice, or spelled, barley or wheat grains, to be boiled normally. To enrich the filling you will need aubergines, courgettes and shelled and peeled almonds. To flavor the recipe choose extra virgin olive oil and basil. THU all instructions.



Tomatoes stuffed with bulgur flavored with turmeric

Bulgur is made from steamed, dried and ground wheat grains. It is similar to couscous, but its grains are larger. This turmeric-flavored, turmeric-flavored bulgur-stuffed tomato recipe is a tasty and tasty first course alternative to classic rice tomatoes. Here is the complete recipe to follow.

Read also: Bulgur: 10 veg recipes for all tastes

Tomatoes stuffed with amaranth

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THEamaranth it is a very ancient food, which dates back to the Inca and Aztec populations. We can rediscover it with the preparation of stuffed tomatoes. Amaranth is sold in organic shops and in some supermarkets. To cook it, just boil it, then you can enrich the filling with mushrooms and zucchini. THU the complete recipe.

Tomatoes stuffed with barley with aromatic herbs



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To prepare these stuffed tomatoes you will need boil the barley in boiling water or in broth of vegetables until it is well cooked. You can enrich the filling with Taggiasca olives, salted capers after desalting them, thyme and fresh basil, feta or tofu. Keep the tomatoes stuffed with barley in the fridge until ready to serve. THU the complete recipe.

Tomatoes stuffed with couscous and tofu

For the filling of your tomatoes you can choose the cous cous, to be enriched with typically vegetables such as courgettes and peppers. You will also need soy sauce to flavor the tofu, breadcrumbs, extra virgin olive oil and water to prepare the pre-cooked couscous. THU the complete recipe.

Tomatoes stuffed with corn and courgettes

Here is an easy, quick and raw recipe for enjoy tomatoes best in summer. It involves preparing a stuffing based on already boiled and drained corn and zucchini, to which you can add mozzarella or tofu to enrich and basil leaves to flavor and garnish your dishes. THU the complete recipe.

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