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Meat Filled Tomatoes

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Ingredients
  Ripe tomatoes 6 Large (Firm Ones)
  Minced beef 1⁄2 Pound, ground with pork
  Minced pork 1⁄2 Pound, ground with beef
  Cheddar cheese 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), grated
  Onion 2 Tablespoon, minced
  Fresh parsley 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), snipped
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Allspice 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Canned corn niblets 8 Ounce (1 Can)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Cut a thin slice from the stem end of each tomato.
2) Carefully scoop out the pulp and juice from tomatoes. (Save the pulp and juice aside for stewed tomatoes or tomato sauce).
3) Sprinkle salt into the inner side of each tomato.
4) Keep the tomatoes aside, upside down, until it's time to fill.
5) Preheat oven to 375°F.

MAKING
6) In a large bowl, combine meat, grated cheese, onion, parsley, pepper, allspice, salt, egg and corn. Mix thoroughly.
7) In a skillet, add 1 tablespoon butter.
8) Saute the meat mixture in the skillet over medium heat, until the pinkness of the meat disappears.
9) Drain off fat from the meat mixture.
10) Take the tomatoes and fill them with equal measures of the meat mixture.
11) In a baking dish, arrange the stuffed tomatoes.
12) Bake in preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes, or until the meat becomes piping hot and tomatoes turn just tender.

SERVING
13) Serve hot on spaghettini.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Meat
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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