Monday, April 18, 2011

Stuffed Tomatoes


  • Garlic clove 
  • 1.5 cups rice (wild rice is best)
  • half cup mushrooms 
  • 1 cup white cooking wine
  • .25 to .5 lbs ground chicken 
  • 4 tomatoes
  • .25 to .5 of a white/yellow onion 

  • place mushrooms on a baking sheet and set oven to 150 degrees 
    • allow mushrooms to dry for about an hour
  • once mushrooms are dry, add them to a bowl of 1 cup white wine and .5 cup water 
    • allow mushrooms to rehydrate for 20 min.
  • preheat oven to 350
  • add rice and 2.25 cups water to a pot and set on medium heat with lid on
    • once rice boils set heat to low and let simmer
  • dice mushrooms, garlic, and onions and add to a pan with olive oil and let simmer until onions are transparent 
  • put chicken in a separate pan and cook on med heat  
  • cut off the tops of all 4 tomatoes and with a small knife and spoon hollow out the insides 
    • turn tomatoes hole down on a paper/dish towel and allow them to drain 
  • when the onions look transparent and the chicken is cooked, add the 1.5 cups of wine/water mixture and the chicken to the mushroom/onion mixture
  • allow liquid to mostly boil off
  • add cooked rice to the chicken/mushroom/onion mixture and stir ... take off heat
  • stuff the tomatoes with the rice mixture and place in a casserole like dish 
    • anything that does not fit inside of the tomato can overflow into the dish
  • let bake for 20min or until the tomatoes are soft but not weltered


  • Easily feeds two
  • Cost: $15 


  1. you make it seem real simple, ill try it sometime this week but things always turn out bad for me haha

  2. Great Idea, I'm always broke so I'll have to try this.

  3. I'll have to try this, I'll put the ingredients on my shopping list

  4. Hm.. Is cheap and sounds pretty good.

  5. sounds great.. some pic would be great though :D

  6. looks trippy and delicious :D :) +followed

  7. Should taste lovely! Need to try it someday.

    Keep up the good recipes! :)

  8. Mmmmmm my favorite, stuffed tomatoes, om nom nom nom

  9. sounds like overall its good. Might leave out the 'shrooms if I try it. Not a fan of the fungi myself. Any substitutions needed?

  10. Too bad I'm allergic to mushrooms :/

  11. Thanks for sharing that, I'm following you :D

  12. could you post pictures with finished recipes? also, following ;)

  13. Now that sounds awesome and the price is appealing for all us students!

    Following :)

  14. That sounds great, I wrote down that recipe.

  15. Favorited it. Sounds like something I had in Bolivia. Great story, might put it into my blog.

    great blog btw, following (:

  16. Nice! I got so hungry just reading it.

  17. I'm not a fan of tomatoes but I look forward to your other recipes :D

  18. Damn you, I always read your blog when I'm hungry as hell!