Delight your taste buds with these Mediterranean Orzo Stuffed Tomatoes. Bursting with flavors, this recipe is a perfect blend of fresh ingredients and aromatic herbs, creating a culinary masterpiece that will transport you to the shores of the Mediterranean.
Mediterranean Orzo Stuffed Tomatoes
- 6 large tomatoes, hollowed
- 1 cup orzo pasta
- 1/2 cup Kalamata olives, chopped
- 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
- 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Cook the orzo according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
- In a bowl, combine cooked orzo, Kalamata olives, feta cheese, fresh basil, olive oil, minced garlic, salt, and pepper.
- Cut the tops off the tomatoes and scoop out the seeds and pulp. Stuff each tomato with the orzo mixture.
- Place the stuffed tomatoes in a baking dish and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the tomatoes are tender.
- Remove from the oven, let them cool slightly, and serve. Garnish with additional fresh basil and feta if desired.
Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 25 minutes | Total Time: 40 minutes
Yield: 6 servings
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 220, Fat: 10g, Carbohydrates: 28g, Protein: 6g