Quick quinoa stuffed tomatoes

Recipe from: 5 February 2016
recipe, tomatoes, quinoa,vegetarian

Ingredients 8
Servings 1
Minutes 00:15

Ingredients

Serving Change
  • 6
    ripe tomatoes
  • salt and black pepper
  • 250
    ml
    cooked quinoa
  • 250
    g
    tub fat-free chunky cottage cheese
  • 100
    ml
    snipped chives or finely chopped spring onion
  • 30
    ml
    tomato sauce
  • 15
    ml
    lemon juice
  • watercress, to serve
 

Method

00:15
 
Slice tops off tomatoes, scoop out and discard the pulp. Salt cavities lightly and place on kitchen paper to drain, open side down. Mix together quinoa, cottage cheese, chives, tomato sauce, lemon juice and a little salt and pepper. Fill tomatoes with this mixture, replace the “lids” and chill.

Serve whole as a perfect summer starter with a generous tangle of watercress, or cut tomatoes into quarters and serve on a platter. If you’re expecting a crowd, fill fat cherry tomatoes and create the perfect snack.

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