Caprese Salad Stuffed Tomatoes

  • 5 beefsteak tomatoes $2.98
  • 1 (16-ounce) package orzo, cooked according to package instructions $1.33
  • 1 (1-pound) block mozzarella $3.99
  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh basil $0.04
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil $0.24
  • 1 tbsp. red wine vinegar $0.03
  • Kosher salt, to taste $0.00
  • Black pepper, to taste $0.00
  1. Cut the tops off 4 tomatoes and hollow out the insides. Dice the pulp and the remaining tomato. Dice ½ cup of mozzarella. (Reserve the rest for the Round 2 Recipe: Grilled Margherita Pizza, page 62.)
  2. In a bowl, combine 2 cups of the orzo, diced mozzarella, ¼ cup of the chopped tomato, basil, olive oil, vinegar, and salt and pepper to taste. Divide the mixture among the 4 tomato shells and serve.
  • Yields: 4 servings
  • $8.61/$2.15 per person
    Excerpted from the book, Money Saving Meals & Round 2 Recipes, by Sandra Lee
    Copyright © 2011 SLSH Enterprises, Inc. www.sandralee.com

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