Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

One of our favourites, especially in tomato season!! but good all year round. from Smart cooking by Anne Lindsay

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut a slice from top or each tomato.
  2. Scoop out pulp to halfway down tomato and save for sauce or soup.
  3. In a frypan, melt butter.
  4. Stir in onion and garlic, cook over medium heat until tender.
  5. Stir in spinach, milk,and salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Spoon mixture into tomatoes and arrange in ovenproof serving dish or on baking sheet.
  7. topping: Combine bread crumbs, parsley and cheese, sprinkle over top of tomatoes.
  8. Bake in 400 degrees oven for 20 minutes or until heated through.


Most Helpful

Thank you Dorothy for a exceptional recipe! Instead of cooking the mixture inside the tomatoes as you suggested, I cut a small piece of the core out and sliced the tomato into rings. I removed the seeds and put the tomatoes and the spinach mixture into a baking dish. The next time I make it I am going to add more spinach and cheese, bake it about 15 minutes and broil till it is crispy on top. My wife and I ate Lennie's mock wonton soup with this. We had a delightful dinner!! Thanks again!!

James Craig July 30, 2002

I started to make this recipe, and discovered halfway through that I didn't have any spinach, so I added the tomato pulp to the pan, and some steamed potatoes, and mashed everything up .. I liked it a lot and so did my husband! I will definitely buy some spinach and try this again .. thanks - UPDATE: This recipe is wonderful as is, and much better with spinach rather than tomatoes, again, thank you!

najwa June 06, 2004

Needs a lot more garlic. Kind of bland and a lot of work.

Paris D June 22, 2009

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