I wasn't really crazy about this recipe. I agree with what another reviewer wrote about the cooking time not being long enough. Perhaps it would help if the oven were hotter. I did like the broccoli filling just not the tomato. Made for Please Review my Recipe cooking tag game.
If you have a fairly big tomato this is a meal in it's self! I love everything in this dish but would sprinkle the cut tomato with a bit of salt next time as the tomato it's self was a bit flat under the yummy stuffing. This likely wouldn't be the case if you have vine ripe homegrown. I found that mine took twice as long to bake and color a bit on top as stated so do allow for your tomato size. I really did enjoy this and not only is it tasty but pretty as well.
This is a very nice recipe. I had 1 huge fresh garden tomato so I sliced off both ends, cut it in half and got two thick slices. I placed them in a small casserole dish and topped with the filling (made as written). This was a very nice side dish, but next time I may add some garlic or something to give it more flavor. Made for PRMR.
I love stuffed tomatoes and this recipe is a great side dish that can accompany just about entree. The only thing I omitted was the celery as I am not a big fan of it. Thanks for the post.
Terrific side that is as pretty as it is tasty. The cheese, broccoli and bread crumbs soak up the juice of the tomato as it bakes to make a really tasty stuffing. I made using panko crumbs and because someone ie. DH got into my cheese had to use Coby Jack instead of cheddar. This is a great tomato season recipe that I am looking forward to having again. Thanks for the post.
Made just half a recipe for the 2 of us, but otherwise stayed very close to the list of ingredients, although I did use fresh broccoli, rather than the frozen! I'm not usually very fond of baked tomatoes like this, but with the broccoli & cheese filling, they were exceptionally tasty & satisfying! [Tagged & made in Please Review My Recipe]