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Mediterranean Stuffed Tomatoes W/ Feta

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Healthy,mediterranean style stuffed tomatoes with Feta cheese
Ingredients
  Beef steak/Alike tomatoes 6 Medium
  Ground sirloin 1 Pound
  Feta cheese 6 Ounce (1 Container)
  Cooked white rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm)
  Oregano 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon (Fresh Or Dried)
  Sweet basil leaves/1 1/2 tbsp dried basil 4 (Ribboned)
  Cracked black pepper To Taste
  Kosher salt To Taste
  Thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shallots 2 , diced
  Sweet pepper 1 Small, finley diced
  Extra virgin olive oil 3 Tablespoon
Directions

Slice off tops of tomatoes
Gently cut around the edge, removing the seeds and pulp (for this recipe, we discard)
Lightly salt insides of tomatoes and turn upsidedown to assist in water removal
Prepare 1 cup of rice
Saute shallots and garlic(careful not to burn the garlic)
Add sirloin, but cook until almost done and remove.
In a medium to large bowl, combine sirloin and dry herbs.
Add in rice to your liking.
Place tomatoes in a suitable baking dish
Drizzle with evoo and salt/pepper to taste
Spoon out the meat mixture to cover about 1/3 of the bottom of each tomatoe
Next, add a nice portion of crumbled or slices Feta cheese.
Top off each tomatoe with more meat mixture, packing it down.
Optional- top each tomatoe with the portion that was cut off.
Cover and bake at 350 for about 30 mins until tomatoes are sizzling

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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