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Retro roasted tomatoes

Recipe from: 27 January 2014
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Ingredients 10
Servings 6
Time 00:10


  • 6-8
    large, juicy ripe tomatoes
  • 400
    steamed Swiss chard spinach (squeeze excess liquid out)
  • 10
    olive oil
  • 1
    small onion - finely chopped
  • 1
    clove garlic - crushed
  • Pinch of ground nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 200
    Danish feta - cubed
  • ½
    grated parmesan cheese
  • ¼


Preheat the oven to 200°C.

Slice the root ends of the tomatoes off and scoop the seeds and excess juice out of each tomato. Place onto a greased baking tray.

Heat the oil in a frying pan and sauté the onion until soft and glossy, add the garlic and nutmeg and fry for a few seconds. Remove from the heat.

Place the spinach, fried onion mixture, feta(reserve 6-8 cubes for assembling) and half of the parmesan in a food processor. Blitz until smooth and well combined. Season to taste.

Spoon the spinach mixture into each tomato. Push a cube of feta into each filled one.

Combine the breadcrumbs and remaining parmesan and sprinkle generously on top of the tomatoes.

Roast for 15 – 20 minutes (depending on size).

Serve as is or try with herby couscous and grilled lamb chops or chicken.

Recipe reprinted with permission of BitsofCarey. To see more recipes,click here.

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