These hearty and healthy Stuffed Tomatoes are filled with flavorfully spiced quinoa, black beans, and artichoke hearts. A protein-filled, gluten-free dish that is substantial enough to be the main course, but can also be served as a side dish when feeding a hungry crowd- AKA your family members!
Cut the top off tomatoes and scoop out until hollow.
Add quinoa, black beans, and artichoke hearts to a non-stick pan and add seasonings and lime juice.
Cook for 10 minutes.
Let quinoa mix cool a bit and scoop into tomatoes.
Place tomatoes in the oven for 15 minutes.
Remove from oven, top with salsa and enjoy.
Vegetables. Make various veggie combinations for the stuffing. This is a great opportunity for you to clean out your fridge of those unused vegetable slices! You can use mushrooms, olives, onions, spinach, basil leaves, peas, bell peppers, to name a few.
Quinoa Substitute. You can also try using long-grain rice, orzo pasta, couscous, cauliflower rice, or breadcrumbs.
Vegan Cheese. Add some dairy-free cheese to make it even more delicious!
Nuts and Seeds. A great way to add some crunch to the dish!