Baked Stuffed Tomatoes


Baked Stuffed Tomatoes

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A sumptuous mixture of low-fat paneer and assorted veggies is baked inside juicy tomatoes, resulting in an aesthetic yet healthy 80-calorie appetiser.Tomatoes give vitamin A, low-fat paneer gives calcium while the fibre is derived from mixed veggies. The best part is that you can prepare this nutrient-dense Baked Stuffed Tomatoes quite easily, without any long and laborious processes!

Baked Stuffed Tomatoes recipe - How to make Baked Stuffed Tomatoes

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking Time:  15 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200°C (400°F)   Total Time:     Makes 4 serves
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Ingredients

4 medium tomatoes
2 tsp oil
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1 1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
3/4 cup finely chopped and boiled mixed vegetables (french beans , carrots , cauliflower and green peas)
5 tbsp crumbled low-fat paneer (cottage cheese)
salt to taste

Method
    Method
  1. Cut the tops of the tomatoes and scoop out the center pulp. Chop the scooped tomatoes and keep aside along with the pulp.
  2. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and green chilies and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the mixed vegetables, paneer, salt and tomato pulp, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Divide the mixture into 4 equal portions and stuff each scooped tomato with a portion of the mixture.
  5. Arrange the stuffed tomatoes on a greased baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 10 minutes.
  6. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serve
Energy59 cal
Protein2 g
Carbohydrates6.5 g
Fiber2.5 g
Fat2.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium22.6 mg

Reviews

Baked Stuffed Tomatoes ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking )
 on 27 Dec 14 02:40 PM
5

Tomatoes are full of lycopene and cooked tomatoes contain more of lycopene, an antioxidant which helps in fighting free radicals. For this reason, I tried this recipe and being Tarla Dalal recipe...it was definitely tasty but so simple to make and sooo damn healthy!!....truly amazin..I can have it plain too...