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Eggs In Tomato Shells

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  Tomatoes 6 Large, peeled
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Small, finely chopped
  Basil 2 Teaspoon, freshly chopped
  Tomato puree 1 Tablespoon
  Eggs 6 , hardboiled
  Watercress 1

Cut a circle from the stalk end of each tomato so there is a hole big enough to insert an egg.
Scoop out the pulp and seeds, reserving them with the lids.
Season the insides of the tomato shells with salt and pepper.
Heat the oil in a saucepan.
Add the onion and fry until it is soft but not brown.
Add the reserved tomato pulp and seeds, the tomato lids, basil, tomato puree and salt and pepper to taste.
Cover and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.
Remove from the heat and allow to cool.
Strain to extract seeds.
Place a hard-boiled egg in each tomato shell and arrange on a serving dish.
Chill for 20 minutes.
Stir the mayonnaise into the tomato mixture.
Spoon over the eggs and garnish the dish with watercress.
Serve with brown bread and butter.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 951 Calories from Fat 554

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 62 g95.8%

Saturated Fat 13.8 g69.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1268.9 mg423%

Sodium 873.5 mg36.4%

Total Carbohydrates 59 g19.6%

Dietary Fiber 15.9 g63.7%

Sugars 37 g

Protein 49 g98.8%

Vitamin A 224.6% Vitamin C 253.7%

Calcium 32.4% Iron 54.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Eggs In Tomato Shells Recipe