Today’s Recipe: Black Bean & Corn Stuffed Tomatoes

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BLACK BEAN & CORN STUFFED TOMATOES

PREP TIME: 25 MINUTES
MAKES: 4 STUFFED TOMATOES

4 medium tomatoes (about 10 ozs each)
1 cup cooked short-grain brown rice
1/2 cup cooked black beans
1/2 cup fresh or thawed frozen corn
2 ozs pepper-Jack cheese, shredded (about 1/2 cup)
1/2 cup Buttermilk Ranch Dressing
2 T fresh cilantro leaves, minced (about 1 T), plus more for garnish (optional)
1/4 t ground cumin
1/8 t ground cayenne

1. Cut tops from tomatoes. Hollow out tomatoes and discard tops and centers or reserve for another use. Arrange hollow tomatoes on a plate or serving dish and set aside.
2. In a medium bowl, combine rice, black beans, corn, cheese, ranch dressing, cumin, cilantro, and cayenne. Mix well. Evenly divide mixture between tomatoes and sprinkle with cilantro for garnish (if using). Enjoy!

Gather ingredients.

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Cut tops from 4 medium tomatoes (about 10 ozs each).

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Hollow out tomatoes and discard tops and centers or reserve for another use.

stuffed-tomatoes_6621Arrange hollow tomatoes on a plate or serving dish and set aside. Add 1 cup cook short-grain brown rice to a medium bowl.

stuffed-tomatoes_6625Add 1/2 cup cooked black beans.

stuffed-tomatoes_6628Add 1/2 cup fresh or thawed frozen corn.

stuffed-tomatoes_6635Add 2 ozs shredded pepper-Jack cheese (about ½ cup).

stuffed-tomatoes_6638Add 1/2 cup buttermilk ranch dressing.

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Add 1/4 t ground cumin.

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Add 1 T minced cilantro leaves (about 2 T whole leaves).

stuffed-tomatoes_6649Add 1/8 t ground cayenne.

stuffed-tomatoes_6653Mix well.

stuffed-tomatoes_6658 Evenly divide mixture between tomatoes and sprinkle with cilantro for garnish (if using). Enjoy!

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Leave a comment 2 Comments

  1. Winnie Nielsen says:

    These look delicious and healthy. I would keep the tops and insides of the tomatoes and freeze them for soup stock at a later date.

  2. Krista says:

    Yummy! These are making me hungry. I definitely want to try these as soon as my tomatoes are ready.

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