French Style Tomatoes

french style tomatoes

French Style Tomatoes

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Servings: 6
Calories: 165


  • 3 1/2 lb beef tomatoes
  • salt
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1 generous teaspoon chervil
  • 1 generous teaspoon tarragon
  • 6 tablespoons breadcrumbs
  • 2 oz butter


  • Wash and dry 6 of the tomatoes and cut lids from the tops. Peel and dice the remaining tomatoes.
  • Carefully remove the insides of the whole tomatoes and dice them similarly after removing seeds and cores.
  • Sprinkle the 6 whole tomatoes with salt. Finely chop the garlic and onion.
  • Braise the diced tomato with a little salt, the chopped onion and garlic in a covered saucepan over a low heat for 5 minutes.
  • Season the braised tomato mixture with the parsley, chervil and tarragon and use to fill the 6 tomatoes. Sprinkle each tomato with 1 tablespoon of breadcrumbs and dot with butter.
  • Arrange the tomatoes in a lightly greased ovenproof dish and brown in a moderately hot oven (200°C, 400°F, gas 6) for about 10 minutes.
  • Serve with: fillet steak and Chipped Potatoes
Calories: 165 kcal
Carbohydrates: 20 g
Protein: 4 g
Fat: 9g
Saturated Fat: 5 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 20 mg
Sodium: 155 mg
Potassium: 696 mg
Fiber: 4 g
Sugar: 8 g
Vitamin A: 2514 IU
Vitamin C: 39 mg
Calcium: 58 mg
Iron: 1 mg
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