How to make Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes -

Tomatoes stuffed with cooked quinoa and raisins and baked

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Quinoa, Firm red tomatoes (कड़क लाल टमाटर)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

For more recipes related to Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes checkout Quinoa Upma with Mushrooms, Tricolour Quinoa Timbale with Tomato Sauce, Quinoa Pulao, Quinoa Chole . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Thai Stir-Fried Beancurd Tofu and Paneer Bhurji Paneer Khada Pav Bhaji Zhunka

Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes

Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe

  • Quinoa 1 cup

  • Firm red tomatoes 8 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns , crushed 1/4 teaspoon

  • Raisins 1-2 tablespoons

  • Spring onions , chopped 1 cup

  • Fresh curly parsley , chopped 3-4 sprigs

  • Lemon juice 2 teaspoons


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180° C.

Step 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.

Step 3

Cut a thin slice from top of the tomatoes and scoop out the pulp. Place them in a baking dish.

Step 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.

Step 5

Stuff this mixture into the tomatoes and arrange them in a single file in the baking dish.

Step 6

Keep the dish in the preheated oven and bake for 30 minutes.

Step 7

Take the dish out of the oven, arrange the tomatoes on a serving platter and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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