Stuffed Cheesy Tomatoes

Makes 8 halves

Preparation Time: 10 min
Cooking Time: 20 min

2013 Kids Recipe Challenge winning recipe: 2nd place!


ripe but firm tomatoes
¾ cup crumbled light feta cheese 175 mL
¼ cup chopped fresh basil 60 mL
1 tbsp dried oregano leaves 15 mL
large clove garlic, minced
pinch freshly ground black pepper pinch
Warm tomatoes and cheese makes a great snack for anyone at home. Bake them ahead and then just a short zap in the microwave or oven will warm them up again to enjoy. Makes a great side dish for dinner as well.


Step 1
Cut tomatoes in half, crosswise and remove seeds. Place tomatoes cut side up onto parchment paper lined baking sheet. Trim bottom if necessary to stand tomato straight up.

Step 2
In a bowl, combine feta, basil, oregano, garlic and pepper. Fill each tomato half with some of the cheese mixture.

Step 3
Bake in preheated 350°F (180°C) oven for about 20 minutes or until tomatoes are softened and cheese is light golden.

Nutrition & Notes

Nutrition Information
Valeur nutritive
per 1 half
% Daily Value
% valeur quotidienne
Calories / Calories 46
Fat / Lipides 3 g
Saturated / saturés
+ Trans / trans
Cholesterol / Cholestérol
Sodium / Sodium 144 mg
Carbohydrates / Glucides 3 g
Fiber / Fibres 1 g
Sugars / Sucres
Protein Protéines 4 g
Vitamin A / Vitamine A
Vitamin C / Vitamine C
Calcium / Calcium
Iron / Fer
Alison, from Toronto, makes these stuffed tomatoes with the veggies she grows in her own container garden!  She says they are healthy and delicious.  We agree!