Easy Vegetarian Stuffed Tomatoes with Bread Crumbs and Cheese

Easy Vegetarian Stuffed Tomatoes with Cheese
Easy Vegetarian Stuffed Tomatoes with Cheese. sbossert / Getty Images
  • 30 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Quick and easy vegetarian stuffed tomatoes. What makes these stuffed tomatoes so quick and easy to prepare? The secret is that they aren't actually stuffed! These tomatoes have a filling piled on top rather than stuffed inside, making them the quickest and easiest stuffed tomato recipe you'll ever find. Perfect for dinner, as a vegetarian side dish or a simple vegetarian appetizer.

If you like these super easy vegetarian stuffed tomatoes, you might also want to try these equally easy pesto and breadcrumb stuffed tomatoes.

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What You'll Need

  • 4 medium-large tomatoes
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp. margarine or butter
  • 3/4 cup bread crumbs, regular orpanko
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder (optional)

How to Make It

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Slice tomatoes in half and place cut-side up on a lightly greased baking sheet or muffin tin. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine the melted margarine, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese and basil or Italian seasoning. Place a generous spoonful of the breadcrumb mixture securely on top of each tomato.
  4. Bake tomatoes for 15-20 minutes, or until the bread crumbs on top are lightly golden brown. Enjoy!
    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 167
    Total Fat 6 g
    Saturated Fat 2 g
    Unsaturated Fat 2 g
    Cholesterol 5 mg
    Sodium 301 mg
    Carbohydrates 22 g
    Dietary Fiber 3 g
    Protein 6 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)