French Tomatoes Farcies (Stuffed Roasted Tomatoes) Recipe

This is one of our family favorites! In France you typically don’t find this dish at a restaurant, it’s usually cooked at home. It’s a super easy meal! Our family often eats it with a side of rice. When served, the tomatoes are very juicy and the rice soaks up a lot of that awesome flavor on your plate—yum!

Tomates Farcies Recipe

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 ripe beefsteak tomatoes
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 1/4 cup parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves, chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup Gruyere
  • sea salt
  • pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  2. Cut the tops off of each tomato and set them aside for later.
  3. Using a spoon, remove the seeds and scoop out the innards. Be careful not to pierce through the tomato flesh.
  4. Sprinkle tomatoes with sea salt and turn them upside down so that the excess water drains out.
  5. Mix together all the other ingredients, except the olive oil by hand until combined.
  6. Place the stuffing in each tomato, sprinkle with Gruyére, cover with the cut tomato slice and drizzle a little extra olive oil on top. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  7. Bake uncovered for 40 minutes, then allow to sit for 10 minutes before serving.

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