Mediterranean Stuffed Tomato Cups

Beautiful light snack for summer! Fresh tomato cups stuffed with Mediterranean veggie salad!

Mediterranean Stuffed Tomato Cups from willcookforsmiles.com

This healthy and refreshing stuffed tomato dish is perfect as a light snack or to serve at any summer gatherings!

So how are you handling the heat? Our AC has been working so much, the poor thing is leaking. Seriously hot! It hasn’t been as bad as in Arizona or other mid-west states, we’ve only had high 90s. (obvious sarcasm insert)
Ouch…high 90s sounds like way too much too. But we did just have a straight month of rain, almost every day. High 90s and insanely humid!! Yuck!!
This week, I did not want to turn on the stove at all! I made this for myself for dinner one night when hubby was at work. Seriously, this is so delicious, its like heaven for taste bods!!!!

Ingredients:
4 large tomatoes
1/3 cup of sliced black olives
1 green bell pepper
6 oz of feta cheese
2 garlic cloves
1 tbs minced fresh cilantro
2 tbs grapeseed oil
2 tsp balsamic vinegar
salt, pepper

Directions:
1. Cut the tomatoes in half. Scoop out the tomato meat, carefully, and set it aside.

2. In a small bowl, combine chopped black olives, chopped green bell pepper, chopped tomato meat, feta cheese, grated or minced garlic, minced cilantro, oil, vinegar, salt and pepper. Mix well.

3. Scoop the mixture into the tomato cups.

Simple, quick and super delicious!!!

Enjoy!!

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Lyuba

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Comments

  1. Looks so refreshing!
     

  2. Mallery Schuplin says:

    My Mother in Law makes something very similar but your presentation is much better!

  3. WillCookForSmiles says:

     Thank you!!

  4. Claire Jain says:

    These look delicious! Thanks for sharing :-) I’m always looking for delicious veggie options!

  5. Happilymotherafter says:

    This looks sooooo yummy! I just pinned it onto my Food board for later! Thanks!!! 

  6. Heather@French Press says:

    looks delish!

  7. What a cool idea, and they look so tasty too! I’m hosting a weekly link up over summer specifically for salads of all types, every Sunday! I would love you to come and post this recipe. Just stop by my blog on Sunday – the link will be up!
    http://www.easynaturalfood.com

    I hope to see you there:)
    Debbie

  8. These looks so impressive!  I love the idea of using the tomato as the bowl! Has all my favorite ingredients too!

  9. WillCookForSmiles says:

     Thank you so much! Hope you get a chance to try it soon!

  10. WillCookForSmiles says:

     Awww, thank you!

  11. WillCookForSmiles says:

     Thanks!

  12. WillCookForSmiles says:

     Hope you give it a try! Thank you!

  13. WillCookForSmiles says:

     Thank you!

  14. This looks delicious!  Definitely a great idea for a summer meal when you don’t want to turn on the oven.  It’s been over 100 here, but we still end up using the stove for something or another…

  15. Julie Murkerson says:

    This looks delicious! I’ve pinned it for future reference. :)

    Julie
    http://www.jamscorner.com

  16. Hi Lyuba,
    This is a perfect recipe for me to try with all the fresh tomatoes from the garden. Then I will have a cup of that awesome dessert coffee of yours.   Hope you are having a great holiday week and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  17. Jessi W says:

    Nice, sounds delicious. And it’s definitely too hot to turn on the stove here, so this is perfect :-) 
    Thanks so much for sharing at The Fun In Functional!

  18. These are mouth watering…look delish!

  19. What a beautiful lunch salad… so healthy and such a wonderful presentation.

  20. winnie rottem says:

    Wonderful looking dish/salad

    and your photos are awesome

  21. oh these look DELICIOUS!!
     Thanks so much for linking up! I featured your post in my wrap up http://tidymom.net/2012/bright-ideas-for-summer/  Have a fabulous rest of the weekend!

  22. WillCookForSmiles says:

     Yippe, thank you, Cheryl!!

  23. WillCookForSmiles says:

    Thanks, Winnie!!

  24. WillCookForSmiles says:

     Awww, thank you!

  25. WillCookForSmiles says:

     Thank you!

  26. WillCookForSmiles says:

     Thank you!!

  27. Mmm…feta and tomatoes…sounds absolutely delicious!  Thanks for sharing!  Can’t wait to try it.

  28. You have done a great job with these they look amazing,I bet they taste amazing too,always love to stop by and see what you have been making :) thanks again for linking up :)

  29. Love your domain name very cute! and your pictures are amazing…this recipe looks soo yummy!  I love the idea of tomato cups! We’d love it if you’d share this at our Home is Where the Heart is! http://www.homesteadsimple.com/home-is-where-the-heart-is-link-it-up-wednesdays-1/
    and any other posts you’d like to share that have to do with homesteading and homemaking!

  30. Featuring YOU today. :)  Thanks for sharing at {wow me} wednesday!  

    Ginger @ gingersnapcrafts.com

    http://www.gingersnapcrafts.com/2012/07/take-look-at-you-my-favorites_12.html

  31. These look SO good… that balsamic vinegar picture has my mouth watering!  I am featuring this on my blog today!!! 

  32. WillCookForSmiles says:

     Thank you so much, Rachel!!

  33. WillCookForSmiles says:

     Thank you, Ginger!!

  34. WillCookForSmiles says:

     Thank you so much!

  35. WillCookForSmiles says:

     Awww, thank you, Claire!

  36. WillCookForSmiles says:

     Whoo hoo! Thank you again!

  37. Congrats, you are being featured on Foodie Friday. Swing by and pick up your featured button. Have a lovely weekend.

  38. This recipe has everything in it that I love, tomatoes, feta, cilantro and olive etc.  I so wish I was eating this right now.  the balsamic vinegar looks so darn good and my mouth is drooling!  Thanks for sharing your creative inspiration with Sunday’s Best.

  39. Vanessa says:

    Yum! This looks delicious!!
    You will be featured tonight at this week’s {nifty thrifty sunday}!
    Thank you so much for always linking up such great recipes, Lyuba!
    xo! Vanessa

  40. Yum! I need to try these. They look scrumptious. :)

  41. Lisa @ Flour Me With Love says:

    What a refreshing recipe for this hot weather!  Thanks so much for sharing :)

  42.  Just to let you know you were featured at Sunday’s Best, check it out!

  43. Natasha SerenityYou says:

    Just to let you know that you have been featured on my link party – http://serenityyou.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/serenity-saturday-48.html

    Natasha xx

  44. WillCookForSmiles says:

     Awww, thank you so much!

  45. Cool, refreshing, yummy…

  46. WillCookForSmiles says:

     Whee! Thank you!

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