A Beautiful Stuffed Tomatoes with Cheese and Ham

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  • 10Servings
  • 5 mPrep Time
  • 20 mCook Time
  • 25 mReady In
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Stuffed tomatoes are a very popular snack. There are many options for its preparation. Today we will look at the step-by-step process of making tomatoes stuffed with cheese and ham. A wonderful idea with the design will not leave anyone indifferent. This appetizer will definitely become the star of your holiday.

The highlight of the snack dish is precisely the interesting presentation. Therefore, the filler can be completely different. In any case, it will turn out tasty and original.


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Step by step method

  • Step 1

    Let's prepare the products. Hard boil the egg. Wash greens and vegetables and dry well.

  • Step 2

    Cut strong tomatoes in half. We select all the pulp with a spoon and turn them cut side down so that the liquid is glass.

  • Step 3

    Cut the ham into small cubes. We rub the cheese on a fine grater.

  • Step 4

    Finely chop the egg, herbs and squeeze the garlic through a press.

  • Step 5

    Pour the prepared ingredients into one bowl. Add spices, sour cream and mix everything very well.

  • Step 6

    Lightly salt the tomato halves from the inside and fill with a delicious filling.

  • Step 7

    The appetizer is ready, it remains to serve it beautifully, for example, in the form of boats. To do this, you will additionally need cheese, bell peppers and skewers. We cut the cheese into a triangle, and pepper in the form of flags. We string it on a skewer, insert it into a stuffed tomato and the boat is ready. Enjoy your meal.

Tips & variations

  • Stuffed tomatoes are versatile: they can be used as an appetizer or main dish. They can be stuffed and served raw, or baked in the oven.

  • For stuffing, medium-sized tomatoes with dense pulp are suitable. It is important that they are approximately the same in size, and that there is no damage to the skin.

  • Before stuffing, cut off the top of the tomatoes, remove the pulp and seeds with a sharp spoon. So that there is no excess juice in the resulting tomato "containers", they must be placed on a plate "upside down" and left for a while. After that, the tomatoes can be filled with stuffing.

  • Stuffing for tomatoes can be anything. For example, from cheese, cottage cheese, shrimp, sausage, ham, mushrooms, vegetables, nuts, boiled meat, smoked and salted fish. You can mix several ingredients or use just one. To make the dish more juicy, add mayonnaise or sour cream to the minced meat. If you are going to bake stuffed tomatoes in the oven, sprinkle them with cheese on top - and a delicious crust forms on them.

  • Any cheese is suitable for this dish - hard, semi-hard, soft, such as mozzarella. The main thing is that it should be tasty, of high quality, without substitutes for milk fat and melt well.

Comments (3)

  • Nata

    Tomatoes with ham are a very tasty dish. I do this very often. I call it a salad. Cheese is mandatory, garlic and instead of sour cream or mayonnaise or sour cream with lemon juice. Be sure to add herbs and finely chopped green onions. Such a dish is a good place for imagination. I want to do the same with cheese instead of cheese.

  • Tanya

    In my opinion, Tomatoes with Cheese and Ham can be cooked almost every day. This dish can be beautifully decorated with dill, salad herbs, green onions. It can look good on a festive table as a cold snack.

  • Chulpan

    This recipe is really worthwhile. I am shocked by this taste. Of course, I advise you to serve this dish on the table

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