Orzo-stuffed Tomatoes

Number of servings : 4 Prep time: 15 minutes + 30 minutes refrigeration Cooking time: 10 minutes Type of meal

Number of servings : 4

Prep time: 15 minutes + 30 minutes refrigeration

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Type of meal : | Main Courses | Main Courses

Special diet :

Ingredients

4    medium tomatoes
2 pieces, 50 g each    bocconcini cheese, diced
125 ml / 1/2 cup / 90 g    orzo
125 ml / 1/2 cup    commercial Italian salad dressing
2 sprigs    basil, shredded
To taste    salt and freshly ground pepper
4 leaves    Boston lettuce

Directions

In a large pot, cook the pasta al dente, following package directions. Drain, rinse and transfer to a bowl.

Add the cheese, basil and salad dressing. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate 30 minutes.

Cut a slice off the top of the tomatoes and scoop out the insides. Season with salt and pepper and stuff with the orzo mixture. Set the tomato tops back on the tomatoes like a cap.

Place a lettuce leaf on each salad plate, top with a tomato and serve.

Nutritional information:

Orzo-stuffed Tomatoes