Four Cheese Stuffed Tomatoes

 

Summer is coming to a close soon but we are still eating up as much fresh fruits and veggies as we can like these four cheese stuffed tomatoes!

 

Are Tomatoes Fruit or Vegetable?

Scientifically speaking, a tomato is definitely a fruit.

True fruits are developed from the ovary in the base of the flower, and contain the seeds of the plant (though cultivated forms may be seedless).

 

Summer is coming to a close soon but we are still eating up as much fresh fruits and veggies as we can like these four cheese stuffed tomatoes!

 

I used to absolutely hate tomatoes. I’d pick them out off everything, pull them off of my sandwiches and if the chunk was too big I’d even slide it out of spaghetti sauce. Isn’t that ridiculous? As a mother I can see that it must have been terribly annoying to watch a child always doing that, but I just didn’t like them. A few years into marriage Cade made these four cheese stuffed tomatoes to use up a few Romas that were about to go wilted and in an effort to be a supportive wife I tried them. And I liked them. Like, a lot.

 

Are Tomatoes Good For You?

Tomatoes are the major dietary source of the antioxidant lycopene, which has been linked to many health benefits, including reduced risk of heart disease and cancer.

They are also a great source of vitamin C, potassium, folate and vitamin K.

 

Summer is coming to a close soon but we are still eating up as much fresh fruits and veggies as we can like these four cheese stuffed tomatoes!

 

All these years of picking out the little suckers and all it took was the right combo to sell me on them forever. Now I like them in every shape and form but these still have a special place in my heart. Just cut off the tops and core, drain out any juices, season the tomatoes then stuff full of cheese.

 

Summer is coming to a close soon but we are still eating up as much fresh fruits and veggies as we can like these four cheese stuffed tomatoes!

 

Add a little more seasonings and bread crumbs on top and bake them off until roasted perfection!

Four Cheese Stuffed Tomatoes

Yield: 2

Four Cheese Stuffed Tomatoes

Four Cheese Stuffed Tomatoes

Summer is coming to a close soon but we are still eating up as much fresh fruits and veggies as we can like these four cheese stuffed tomatoes!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 Roma Tomatoes
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1/4 cup Fontina, shredded
  • 1/4 Cup Parmesan, shredded
  • 1/4 Cup Mozzarella, shredded
  • 1/4 Cup Romano, shredded
  • 4-5 Tablespoons Italian Bread Crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon Dried Basil
  • 1 teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Olive Oil

Instructions

  1. Cut open each tomato and scoop out the seeds.
  2. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat the oven to 400.
  4. Place the tomatoes in a baking dish.
  5. Fill with equal portions of each cheese, sprinkle the tops with a little of each seasoning and top with bread crumbs.
  6. Drizzle the olive oil over the top and place in the oven for 15-20 minutes
  7. Let cook down until the tomatoes begin to soften and bread crumbs are golden.

Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving:Calories: 331 Total Fat: 20g Saturated Fat: 9g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 10g Cholesterol: 42mg Sodium: 912mg Carbohydrates: 21g Fiber: 3g Sugar: 5g Protein: 17g
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Carrian Cheney

Lover of all things beautiful, good and delicious. Wife, mother, friend, foodie.

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7 comments on “Four Cheese Stuffed Tomatoes”

  1. Wow! These look delicious. I actually have (3) San Marzano tomatoes sitting in my fridge right now, so these will be on the menu this week, for sure!!

  2. These look wonderful- my little bro is sitting here nudging me, telling me to make these!

  3. oh, i would love to try this recipe! i love tomatoes!!! thanks for sharing 🙂

  4. These look mighty delish to me!!!
    I am sure my kids would not touch them..but hey, thats more for me!!!!

  5. This looks delicious! I’m going to have to give this a try and see if my boys will eat it. Did your two year old try it?

  6. Oh gosh, these look great. I used to make broiled pesto tomatoes and they were the easiest side to throw together. I will be trying these for sure…yum.

    Wow, I admire your couponing skills!! That is really awesome. I try to keep up with the sales, but I’m not good on staying up with the coupons. I like the flexibility though like you mentioned. Hope you enjoy the bourbon chicken!