Tomatoes Stuffed With Tuna, Capers and Herbs

“These are wonderful to serve for a lunch, or a light dinner, great for summertime, as they don't require any cooking. They can be made several hours in advance and refrigerated, just bring almost to room temperature and serve.”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cut a 3/4-inch slice off of the stem of each tomato; reserve the tops.
  2. With a spoon, carefully scoop out the pulp and discard.
  3. Sprinkle the inside of each tomato with salt, and place tomatoes unside down on paper towels to drain for 1 hour.
  4. In a medium bowl, mix together the capers, pine nuts, parsley, oregano, garlic, olive oil and lemon juice.
  5. Add the flaked tuna; mix together gently.
  6. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  7. Sprinkle the inside of the tomatoes with pepper.
  8. Fill the tomatoes evenly with the tuna filling.
  9. Cover with the reserved tomato tops, and serve.

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