Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes

by - 9:08 AM

quinoa stuffed tomatoes-14245-3

 

These gluten free quinoa stuffed tomatoes look good, taste good and only take a few minutes to make. 

 

quinoa stuffed tomatoes-14203

 

Please excuse the unique markings on some of these tomatoes, this is from when it was dry for days and then it rained so much the tops split.

 

quinoa stuffed tomatoes-14204

 

You start by slicing off the tops of the tomatoes.

 

quinoa stuffed tomatoes-14208

 

Yeah, not so pretty.

 

quinoa stuffed tomatoes-14207

 

Anyway, scoop out the insides

 

quinoa stuffed tomatoes-14209

 

of all the tomatoes and set aside.

 

quinoa stuffed tomatoes-14210

 

This is a great recipe for using up cooked left overs.

 

quinoa stuffed tomatoes-14211

 

In a bowl, add quinoa,

 

quinoa stuffed tomatoes-14216

 

corn,

 

quinoa stuffed tomatoes-14217

 

beans, they were supposed to be black beans but when they came out of the can they look brown to me. But it doesn’t really matter.

 

quinoa stuffed tomatoes-14218

 

Then add cooked sausage with kale and onions.

 

quinoa stuffed tomatoes-14219

 

Mix together.

 

quinoa stuffed tomatoes-14221

 

Wait, almost forgot the cheese! Add cheese.

 

quinoa stuffed tomatoes-14222

 

And cumin.

 

quinoa stuffed tomatoes-14224

 

And salt and pepper to taste. and mix all together.

 

quinoa stuffed tomatoes-14225

 

Place tomatoes in a pan

 

quinoa stuffed tomatoes-14227

 

and spoon the filling into them.

 

quinoa stuffed tomatoes-14228

 

Leaving a little room for more cheese and parsley.

 

quinoa stuffed tomatoes-14229

 

Top with chopped parsley

 

quinoa stuffed tomatoes-14230

 

and more cheese.

 

quinoa stuffed tomatoes-14232

 

and maybe a little more parsley and a little more cheese.

Then bake at 350 for 15 minutes or so or until the cheese is melted and starts to turn brown.

 

quinoa stuffed tomatoes-14244

 

Serve warm.

 

quinoa stuffed tomatoes-14251

 

Then see if it’s any good.

 

quinoa stuffed tomatoes-14252

 

Just one more bite.

 

Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes

Ingredients

  • 10- 12 tomatoes
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup cooked and drained corn
  • 1 cup cooked beans, any beans you like really
  • 1 cup cooked sausage, kale and onion
  • 1 cup cheese divided
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • chopped parsley

Slice tops off tomatoes and remove insides.

In a bowl add quinoa, corn, beans sausage mixture and about 1/2 cup of cheese. Season with cumin, salt and pepper to taste and mix all together.  Spoon into filling tomatoes top with parsley and cheese. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes or until cheese is melted and starting to brown.

Best served warm but cold isn’t bad either.

You May Also Like

0 comments

Find me on

Facebook Taste spotting