Lentil-Stuffed Tomatoes

Time required: 30 minutes
Yield : 4 servings Prep Time: 20 minutes
Level : Easy Cook Time: 10 minutes
   

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 large tomatoes
  • 60 mL (1/4 cup) uncooked basmati rice
  • 250 mL (1 cup) drained tinned lentils
  • 60 mL (1/4 cup) freshly snipped coriander
  • 1 mL (1/4 tsp.) cumin
  • 1 mL (1/4 tsp.) curry powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

PREPARATION

  • Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F).
  • Cook rice according to package instructions and reserve.
  • Cut tops off tomatoes and scoop out with a spoon, keeping sides intact. Reserve removed pulp.
  • Chop tomato pulp and place in a bowl. Add rice, lentils, coriander and spices.  Mix well and season to taste.
  • Spoon mixture into each tomato and replace tops.
  • Place tomatoes on a baking tray. Cook for 10 minutes, or until tomatoes and filling are hot.