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Quinoa and Pea Stuffed Tomatoes

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Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Refreshing and perfect for sharing at a summer picnic these stuffed tomatoes bring a new twist to your quinoa salad.

Ingredients:

Instructions:

  1. In a saucepan, combine quinoa, garlic, thyme and broth. Bring to a simmer; cover and cook for about 15 minutes or until broth is absorbed and quinoa is tender. Stir in peas; cover and let stand for 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, cut top 1/2 inch (2 cm) off tomatoes and hollow out centres. Discard seeds and pulp or reserve for another use. Sprinkle inside of tomatoes with salt and pepper.
  3. Fill each tomato with quinoa and pea mixture. Nestle in small oiled casserole dish. Sprinkle each with goat cheese and parsley.
  4. Enjoy as is or alternatively, cover lightly and bake in 350 F (180 C) oven for about 15 minutes or until tomatoes start to split.
Nutrition Facts
Quinoa and Pea Stuffed Tomatoes
Amount Per Serving (150g)
Calories 70 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 25mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 4g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 20%
Vitamin C 35%
Calcium 2%
Iron 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Recipe developed by Emily Richards

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