Baked Pesto Stuffed Tomatoes

Delight your taste buds with our flavorful Baked Pesto Stuffed Tomatoes. This recipe combines the freshness of ripe tomatoes with the richness of pesto, creating a mouthwatering dish that’s perfect for any occasion.

Baked Pesto Stuffed Tomatoes

Baked Pesto Stuffed Tomatoes


  • 6 large tomatoes, halved and seeds removed
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a food processor, combine basil, pine nuts, garlic, and Parmesan cheese. Pulse until finely chopped.
  3. With the processor running, slowly pour in the olive oil until the mixture forms a smooth pesto.
  4. Season the pesto with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Fill each tomato half with the pesto mixture.
  6. Place the stuffed tomatoes on a baking sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes or until the tomatoes are tender.
  7. Remove from the oven and let them cool slightly before serving.

Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 12 servings

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories – 180, Fat – 15g, Carbohydrates – 8g, Protein – 5g

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *