Spinach-Stuffed Tomatoes

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READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Ms. Poppy

From 1999 Taste of Home Annual Recipes

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 medium tomatoes
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 (10 ounce) package spinach, chopped, thawed & drained
  • 34 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon italian seasoning
  • 12 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 18 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 18 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Cut a thin slice off the top of each tomato. Scoop out pulp, leaving a 1/2-inch-thick shell. Invert the tomatoes onto paper towels to drain. Meanwhile, melt 2 Tablespoons of butter in a skillet. Add spinach; cook and stir for 7 minutes In a bowl, compine bread crumbs and Italian seasonings. Set aside 1/4 cup for topping. Add spinach and cheese to reamining crumb mixture. Sprinkle tomato shells with garlic salt and pepper; stuff with spinach mixture. Place in a greased 13-in x 9-in x 2-in baking dish. Melt remaining butter; toss with reserved crumbs. Sprinkle over tomatoes. Bake, uncovered, at 375 degrees for 20-25 min or until crumbs are lightly browned.

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