Tomatoes with Feta Cheese

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 14 min
  • Servings 0

Ingredients

Ingredients

2
medium tomatoes
Salt and pepper to taste
1/4
cup crumbled feta or shredded mozzarella cheese (1 ounce)
2
tablespoons chopped pitted ripe olives
1
medium green onion, chopped (1 tablespoon)

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Remove stem ends from tomatoes. Cut tomatoes crosswise in half. Arrange cut sides up in circle in microwavable pie plate, 10x1 1/2 inches, or microwavable dinner plate.
  • 2 Sprinkle salt and pepper over tomatoes. Cover with waxed paper and microwave on High 2 minutes; rotate pie plate 1/2 turn.
  • 3 Mix remaining ingredients; sprinkle over tomatoes. Re-cover and microwave about 2 minutes or until tomatoes are hot and cheese is melted.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Feta is also known as “pickled cheese” because this traditional Greek cheese is cured and stored in its own salty whey brine.

Be careful not to overcook the tomatoes. The feta cheese will be warm but not entirely melted.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
45
(
Calories from Fat
25 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 g
3 %
(Saturated Fat
1 g,
1 %
),
Cholesterol
10 mg
10 %;
Sodium
150 mg
150 %;
Total Carbohydrate
4 g
4 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
2 g
2 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
5%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.