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                          Italian Stuffed Tomatoes
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Tomatoes                         Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      C.            precooked rice
    4      Oz.           process cheese food (1 c.) -- grated
    2      Tbsp.         olive oil
      1/2  Clove         garlic -- chopped
    6      Large         tomatoes
      1/4  Tsp.          salt
    2      Tbsp.         olive oil
 
 Grease 8 x 8 x 2-inch baking dish. Heat in skillet the
 olive oil and cook garlic until lightly browned. Stir cheese,
 oil and garlic into rice. Rinse and remove stems from tomatoes. 
 Cut 1/4-inch slice from each tomato and set aside. With
 sharp knife cut down around inside of tomatoes, being careful
 not to cut through bottom. Spoon out pulp. Sieve tomato pulp
 and set aside liquid. Sprinkle each tomato with salt. Lightly
 fill tomatoes with rice cheese mixture. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon
 tomato liquid over each. Replace tops of tomatoes. Place
 tomatoes in prepared baking dish. Pour 2 tablespoons olive oil
 over tomatoes. Bake at 375 degrees 20 to 25 minutes. Garnish with
 water cress. Makes 6 servings.
 
 
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