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  • 3 large tomatoes, cut in halves
  • 1/4 cup soft breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup monterey jack cheese, grated
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped


  • Scoop out center of each tomato half, leaving a 1/2 inch thick shell.
  • Chop scooped out tomato pulp; set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, combine breadcrumbs, butter, basil, salt and pepper.
  • Stir in cheese and chopped tomato pulp.
  • Fill tomato shells with breadcrumb mixture.
  • Wrap each stuffed half in foil.
  • Place on grill, stuffed side up.
  • Cook 10 to 15 minutes or until cheese melts.
  • Remove foil; sprinkle with parsley.
  • Serve hot and enjoy.


These tomatoes are done on the grill and are an excellent side for a grilled steak.

Categories: Dinner  Side Dish  Vegetable 

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