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Cheese & Herb Stuffed Tomatoes

Sure, we can call this a serving of veggies!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: vegetarian
Keyword: goat cheese stuffed tomatoes, stuffed tomatoes, tomato appetizer, tomato goat cheese appetizer
Author: Michele Pesula Kuegler


  • 6 plum tomatoes
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • 4 oz. goat cheese softened
  • 8 fresh basil leaves minced
  • Artisanal balsamic vinegar optional


  • Preheat oven to 325
  • Slice tomatoes in half widthwise; remove seeds and pulp
  • Drizzle olive oil on tomatoes, rub to coat inside and out.
  • Place tomatoes cut side up in muffin pan.
  • Sprinkle each with a small amount of salt
  • Roast for 15 minutes
  • While roasting, combine goat cheese and basil.
  • After 15 minutes, divide goat cheese evenly among tomatoes.
  • Cook for an additional 10 minutes.
  • Drizzle with balsamic vinegar, if desired.