Quick quinoa stuffed tomatoes

The stuffed tomatoes keep perfectly in the fridge for two days.
 
recipe, tomatoes, quinoa,vegetarian

Recipe from: 5 February 2016
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 15 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 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
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
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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