Recipe Spotlight: Summer Stuffed Tomatoes

 
Summertime is a great time to go to the Farmers' Market for plenty of fresh fruits and veggies.  Peaches, tomatoes, and corn are fresh and delicious right now.  Our Summer Stuffed Tomatoes are a simple dish that is quick and easy and the whole family will love.

Make them to take to summer cookouts or have as part of your family dinner.  The kids can help make them by washing, cutting, and mixing the fruit and veggies!

Our recipe calls for 8 tomatoes, but we cut it in half to only make 4.  You can adjust the recipe if you need to.

Summer Stuffed Tomatoes
Serves: 8 

Ingredients: 
8 ripe tomatoes, washed
2 ripe peaches, washed, peeled and chopped
3 cucumbers, washed, peeled, seeded, and chopped
2 ears of fresh corn kernels, washed or 1 can corn drained and rinsed
3 Tablespoons vegetable oil
2 Tablespoons lemon or lime juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup basil leaves, washed and chopped or 1 teaspoon dried basil

Directions:
  1. Slice off tops of tomatoes and scoop out seeds and flesh.
  2. Chop the tomato seeds and flesh and place in a bowl.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and spices to bowl.
  4. Stir to combine and chill in refrigerator. 
  5. Divide filling equally in stuffed tomatoes.

Gather all ingredients.


Cut the top off of the tomato.  Peel the peach and the cucumber. 
Take the flesh out of the cucumber.
 
Chop basil.


Remove flesh from tomatoes.
 
Mix together corn, peaches, cucumbers,
chopped tomatoes, vegetable oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper and basil.

 
Place mixture in the refrigerator to let it chill.


Fill tomatoes with chilled ingredients.
 

Serve!

 
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1 comment

  1. Can't wait to try this with some good quality tomatoes! It sounds so refreshing.

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