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Savory Stuffed Tomatoes
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Tomatoes stuffed with a medley of beef and vegetables.

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 146.2
Total Carbs 15.9 g
Dietary Fiber 3.1 g
Sugars 6.8 g
Total Fat 4.2 g
Saturated Fat 1.9 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.3 g
Potassium 478.4 mg
Protein 13.2 g
Sodium 361.4 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 2 Vegetables , 1 Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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0 1/2 cup  orzo pasta
0 1/2 cup  fresh cucumber, peeled and chopped
2 tbsp  fresh chopped red onion
2 tbsp  chopped parsley
2 tbsp  fresh basil
2 tbsp  balsamic vinegar
2 tbsp  fresh lemon juice
0 1/2 tsp  salt
0 1/2 tsp  black pepper
6 each  large tomato
0 1/2 lb  extra lean ground beef (5% fat)
1 tbsp  shallots, chopped
0 1/2 cup  garlic & herb feta crumbles
1 each  cooking spray
  1. Cook orzo according to package directions.
  2. Cut 1/2" slice off top of each tomato. Scoop out pulp into strainer, leaving the shells intact. Allow pulp to drain 10 minutes.
  3. Place shells upside down on paper towels to drain.
  4. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  5. In large bowl, mix orzo, cucumber, tomato pulp, red onion, parsley, basil, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
  6. Toss beef mixture into orzo mixture. Add cheese and stir well.
  7. Lightly coat baking dish with cooking spray.
  8. In large skillet, brown beef and shallots over medium-high 5 minutes. Drain.
  9. Stuff each tomato with the beef mixture and place prepared baking dish.
  10. Bake 10 to 15 minutes until tomatoes are tender.

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