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Flip Your Lid.

Grab a few juicy, ripe tomatoes, scoop out the centers, and spoon in your favorite savory filling. Don't have one? We've got you covered. (For easy scooping, try a melon bailer or grapefruit spoon.)

Greek Farro
Stuffed Tomatoes

4     ripe but firm tomatoes
1     Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil
1     tsp. red wine vinegar
2     Tbs. minced red onion
1/4   tsp. kosher salt
1/2   cup diced cucumber
1/4   cup crumbled feta
1     cup cooked farro or other
      whole grain
1     small sprig of dill, chopped

1. Slice off the stem end of each tomato.
Scoop out and chop the centers.

2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the
oil, vinegar, onion, and salt. Toss with
the cucumber, feta, farro, and
chopped tomato.

3. Spoon the farro salad into the tomato
cups. Top with the dill.

PER SERVING (1 stuffed tomato): calories 150
total fat 6 g I sat fat 2 g I carbs 20 g I fiber 4 g
total sugar 6 g I added sugar 0 g I protein 5 g
sodium 230 mg


Fill 'er Up

Stuffing possibilities are endless.

* Chicken or seafood salad (try crab, lobster, shrimp, or tuna)

* Quinoa, spinach, caramelized onions, chopped smoked almonds

* Black beans, avocado, cilantro, lime, green chili, white onion

* Bulgur, scallion, mint, parsley, walnuts, lemon vinaigrette

* Roasted peppers & eggplant, cannellini beans, balsamic vinegar, basil

Have any good stuffed-tomato ideas? Write to Kate Sherwood at To see recipes for all of Kate's stuffed tomatoes, go to

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Title Annotation:The Healthy Cook; Greek farro stuffed tomatoes
Publication:Nutrition Action Healthletter
Article Type:Recipe
Date:Jul 1, 2019
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