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


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


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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