Featured Recipe: Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes (Heart Healthy, Vegan)

Featured Recipe: Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes

Savory and super satisfying, these Vegan stuffed tomatoes are loaded with heart healthy fibre, plant-protein + healthy fats. Enjoy as a side or solo!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time50 minutes
Total Time1 hour 5 minutes
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Vegan
Servings: 8 Servings


  • 8 Greenhouse Tomatoes (Large)


  • 1 Cup Sprouted Quinoa (Rinsed)
  • 1.5 Cups Water
  • 1 Cup Onions (Diced)
  • 2 Cloves garlic (Minced)
  • 2 Medium Carrots (Diced)
  • 2 Stalks Celery (Diced)
  • 1 Pack (210g) “Soyganic” Smoked Tofu (Grated)
  • 0.5 Medium Lemon (Juiced, Zested)
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Thyme
  • 1 tbsp “Smoke” Smoked Paprika
  • 3 tbsp "Sarafino" Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Black Pepper to Taste
  • Sea Salt to Taste


  • Pre-heat your oven to 375F
  • In a large sauté pan, cook your onions, garlic, carrots and celery in olive oil over medium heat for 10 minutes.
  • Add the remaining ingredients, combine well, cover with a lid and cook for another 10-15 minutes on low heat.
  • Hollow out your tomatoes from the top, making sure they stay in one piece.
  • Pack them tight with the quinoa mix, place on a parchment lined baking dish and bake for 20-25 minutes.
  • Decorate with a light drizzle of olive oil and a fresh sprig of thyme.


Each Serving Contains:
176 calories; 6 g protein; 9 g total fat (0 g trans fat); 18 g total carbohydrates (6 g of sugar); 104 mg sodium (With no salt added - Control sodium levels by how much you add)