Tomate Farcie a la Bonne Femme

An updated version of a French stuffed tomato done gratin style so your prep and cooking time are minimal but your flavors are to the max!


Ripe tomatoes 4 Large
Onion 1 , finely chopped
Baby bella mushrooms 4 Ounce
Ground pork 8 Ounce (or sausage)
Garlic clove 1 , mince
Fresh thyme 1 Tablespoon , finely chopped
Sage 1 Pinch
Salt and pepper To Taste
Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
For topping
Breadcrumbs 4 Tablespoon
Melted butter 2 Tablespoon
Fresh parmesan 1 Tablespoon
Olive oil 1 Tablespoon (to drizzle on top)
Butter/Non stick spray 1/4 Teaspoon (for greasing)



1. Wipe mushrooms with damp paper towel, thinly slice them and set aside.

2. Grease a baking dish with non-stick spray or butter.


3. In a heated saute pan, pour oil and add onion, ground pork, mushroom, garlic, thyme, and sage. Give it a good mix.

4. Season generously with salt and pepper. Cook for 15 minutes or until cooked through.

5. Preheat oven to 425 degree F.

6. Meanwhile prepare tomatoes, by cutting the stem end and scooping out the middle making a big hollow for stuffing as shown in the video.

7. Stuff the tomatoes with filling and place it on the baking dish.

8. In a bowl, mix together Parmesan, breadcrumb and melted butter.

9. Top each tomato with ¼ of the breadcrumb mixture.

10. Drizzle olive oil on top and pop the baking dish in oven. Bake for 20 minutes.


11. Serve hot with green salad.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 45 Minutes
Ready In: 45 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 415Calories from Fat 278

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g47.7%

Saturated Fat 10 g50%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 289 mg12.04%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g7%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 15 g30%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet