Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes

Tomatoes stuffed with cooked quinoa and raisins and baked This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes

Main Ingredients Quinoa, Firm red tomatoes
Cuisine Fusion
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes

  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • 8 medium Firm red tomatoes
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black peppercorns , crushed
  • 1-2 tablespoons Raisins
  • 1 cup Spring onions , chopped
  • 3-4 sprigs Fresh curly parsley , chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon juice


  1. Preheat oven to 180° C.
  2. Heat 2 cups of water in a non-stick pan, add quinoa, salt, crushed black peppercorns and raisins and mix. Cover and cook for 5 minutes or till half done.
  3. Cut a thin slice from top of the tomatoes and scoop out the pulp. Place them in a baking dish.
  4. Take spring onions in a bowl. Chop parsley and add. Drain the quinoa and add to the bowl. Add a little salt and lemon juice and mix well.
  5. Stuff this mixture into the tomatoes and arrange them in a single file in the baking dish.
  6. Keep the dish in the preheated oven and bake for 30 minutes.
  7. Take the dish out of the oven, arrange the tomatoes on a serving platter and serve hot.