Cheesy Stuffed Tomatoes

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I love it when readers submit recipes for the site! This yummy recipe for stuffed tomatoes comes from Sunny. It looks great!

Cheesy Stuffed Tomatoes


  • 8 tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion,finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2.5 cm (1 in) piece fresh root ginger, grated
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • salt
  • 15g (4 oz/1/2 cup) fresh Indian cheese or natural fromage frais


  • Cut a slice from the top of each tomato. Scoop out centers and discard seeds, then chop pulp and reserve.
  • Turn tomatoes upside down on absorbent kitchen paper and leave to drain. Heat oil in a small frying pan, add onion and fry for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until soft.
  • Stir in garlic and ginger and fry for 1 minute.
  • Stir in cumin,turmeric,cayenne pepper and ground coriander.
  • Season with salt and fry for 1 minute more.
  • Stir in tomato pulp and cook, uncovered, for about 5 minutes, until thick.
  • Preheat oven to 190C (375F/Gas 5).
  • Stir fresh cheese or fromage frais and half the Cheddar into spice mixture and spoon into tomato shells. Sprinkle remaining Cheddar over the tops and place on a baking tray.
  • Cook for 10-15 minutes,until tops are golden brown and tomatoes soft.
  • Sprinkle with with chopped coriander and serve hot.

About Sunny

I am part time chef and marketing leads at beds, offering a full range of mattresses and beds.I enjoy cooking for friends and family at parties and family occasions.

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