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Baked stuffed cherry tomatoes   Our original home cooking

Cherry tomatoes are great as tidbits. I solve many different situations with them. In this case, I fill them with mozzarella, chopped anchovies and fresh chives. Then I bake them to melt the cheese. They are a true goodness but calories and fat can reserve a surprise! More details below.

Tasty nibbles for your starter course. The cherry tomatoes are filled with mozzarella and anchovies
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Baked stuffed cherry tomatoes

Ingredients / Serves 2

  • 20 cherry tomatoes
  • 20 cherry mozzarellas
  • 7 anchovy fillets in oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • A bunch of chives, chopped
  • Salt
  • Time:
    preparation: 20 minutes
    plus resting time
    cooking: 10 minutes
    total: 30 minutes
  • Difficulty:
    easy recipe
  • How many calories in a serving?
    Calories: 343 (kcal) 18 % GDA (*)- 1436 (kJ)
    Protein: 20.1 (g) 27 % GDA
    Total fat: 26.7 (g) 39 % GDA
    Total carbohydrate: 6.0 (g) 3 % GDA
    Sugars: 6.0 (g) 7 % GDA

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Recipe for baked stuffed cherry tomatoes

Preparation and cooking

  • - Clean and wash tomatoes.
    Pat dry with absorbent kitchen paper.
    Trim their top. Using a teaspoon, scoop out tomato pulp.
    Salt inside and turn them upside down. They have to lose their vegetation water as much as possible.
    Let them there for about 30 minutes.
  • - Meanwhile ...
    ... remove anchovies from the jar and cut every fillet into three pieces. Put them apart.
    Drain cherry mozzarellas.
  • - Preheat oven to 190°C (375°F).
  • - Stuff cherry tomatoes.
    Put some chives, a drop of oil and a cherry mozzarela inside.
    Arrange a piece of anchovy on the top and bake for 8-10 minutes or until mozzarella melts.

Just before serving

  • - Serve stuffed cherry tomatoes lukewarm or cold.

Note

Tips

  • - You can also serve these stuffed cherry tomatoes without baking them. They’re very tasty!
  • - The image was taken before cooking.
  • - If you don’t find cherry mozzarellas cut a mozzarella into little pieces.

Menu planning

  • - As I've just written these stuffed tomatoes help in many different situations.
    You can use it for plates of assorted appetizers. They go well with cold cuts and sliced ​​smoked fish too.
    They can be delicious as side-dish for grilled meat and fish or roast pot.
    Also excellent in a happy hour (aperitivo time) or meal, buffet-style.
    I sometimes put them together with other finger food for a dinner in front of the TV. Hence doses for two :)))
  • - This recipe serves 2 only in the last case. On the contrary doses are enough for many more peolple, depending on what you serve together.

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Healthy eating

  • - Are you surprised, right? ten cherry tomatoes with mozzarella and anchovy per head and calories so high? as in all recipes, calories, fat and sugar depend on the quantity and quality of your ingredients. So watch out if you prepare them for dinner!
    It is inevitable that a dinner made with tidbits is high in calories. If it happens rarely, don't worry! It is also important regular physical activity to dispose for a few extra calories.
  • - Fiber per serving: 3.0 grams.

Loretta