Grilled Tomatoes


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20 mins (prep 10, cooking 10)
13 ingredients
2 servings
I make this at least once a week. Tomatoes are even better for you when they are cooked. It enhances their nutrition. Since my husband's heart attack last year, I serve him lots of tomatoes. I have done these on the grill and in the toaster oven (when it's too cold outside to cook) and I have made it so many different ways, by changing the type of cheese I use to actually hollowing out the tomatoes and stuffing them with the ingredients. When I make them, I usually sprinkle a little home made chili powder on his because he likes his spicier, I like mine just plain. (I didn't add the chili powder in the recipe as it's a home made blend of whatever peppers were growing in our garden last year that I dehydrated and ground up) Sometimes, we have had these with no other cheese except for the feta and it is still very good. Just adjust the recipe to your likings and see what you can come up with!

Categories:  side-dish , for-1-or-2 , beginner-cook , <-30-mins , easy , tomato , quick , number-of-servings , inexpensive , vegetable , time-to-make ,
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Ingredients

  • 2 large firm tomatoes (i just use the largest reddest ones i can find)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped (1 teaspoon dried)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh oregano, chopped (1/2 teaspoon dried)
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic (1 teaspoon granulated garlic powder)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh parsley, chopped (1 teaspoon dried)
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4-1/2 cup grated cheese (mozzarella or cheddar are what i've used or you can try swiss but then omit the feta)

Nutrition

Serving Size (75.9 g)
Servings 2
Amount per Serving
Calories 252.62 Calories from Fat 144.27
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16.03g 49.32%
Saturated Fat 8.43g 84.31%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 40.28mg 26.85%
Sodium 684.14mg 57.01%
Total Carbohydrate 14.98g 9.98%
Dietary Fiber 0.62 g 4.97%
Sugars 1.94 g %
Protein 12.09g 48.37%
Vitamin A 260.44IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 311.05mg% Iron 1.04mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
large, firm tomatoes, fresh basil, fresh oregano, fresh ground black pepper, minced fresh garlic, fresh parsley
 

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