QUINOA STUFFED TOMATOES

 

Change up your dinner routine with these warm and hearty quinoa stuffed tomatoes that are loaded with delicious flavours you and the family will love! 

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup organic cooked quinoa (click here for instructions on how to cook the perfect batch of fluffy quinoa)
  • ½ cup canned artichokes, chopped
  • ½ cup feta, plus a 2 tablespoons extra for topping
  • 12 black olives, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon oregano (dried or fresh)
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 8 medium to large tomatoes, ⅛ inch sliced off top and core scooped out
  • 8 basil leaves, for garnish

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F
  2. In a large bowl, add the cooked quinoa, artichokes, feta, olives, olive oil, garlic, oregano and sea salt.
  3. Spray your dish with cooking oil and brush the tops of the cored tomatoes with olive oil.
  4. Use a spoon to stuff the tomatoes with the quinoa mixture.
  5. Top each tomato with extra feta.
  6. Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until the feta starts to turn golden brown on top.
  7. Garnish each tomato with a small basil leaf.

 

Serves 8

Nutritional analysis (per tomato): calories 160, fat 6g, carbohydrates 22g, fiber 4g, protein 6g

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