Stuffed Turkey Tomatoes

Ground Turkey and Spices Make These Tomatoes Divine!

Our family loves simple recipes (like stuffed peppers) that are hearty, easy-to-clean up, and taste incredible!

And during busy school days (we have six kids in school!), we need creative meal ideas that don’t take a lot of prep or time to throw together!

Tough order to fill?

These stuffed turkey tomatoes are the perfect choice and fit the bill!

turkey stuffed tomatoes recipe

Serve these turkey stuffed tomatoes with jasmine white rice and some freshly sautéed green beans, and you have a perfectly yummy, but simple, back-to-school night meal!

Why make stuffed turkey tomatoes?

easy turkey stuffed tomatoes

These simple stuffed tomatoes are a great way to get my entire family around the dinner table on busy school nights.

We’re all working diligently during the day so we truly enjoy our evening meals and love the leisure of a meal that doesn’t involve 15 ingredients or three separate cooking methods.

Plus, since beef is so expensive right now, using ground turkey is one of my money-saving tips for families!

During the school year we need simple.

Can you relate?

Ingredients Needed for Stuffed Tomatoes

  • 10 medium sized red or yellow tomatoes the less ripe, the better
  • 1 pound Ground Turkey
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt or chicken boullian
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons freshly minced sawleaf or cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
stuffed turkey tomatoes

Directions for Making Turkey Stuffed Tomatoes

  • Cut tomatoes in half and remove all pulp.
  • Turn cut side down onto paper towel and let drain.
  • Next, combine ground turkey with all seasonings and mix with hands until all seasonings are thoroughly incorporated.
  • Now, stuff each tomato half with about 1 tablespoon of the turkey mixture.
  • Then, add 3 tablespoons oil to a large skillet and heat on medium-low heat.
  • Place stuffed tomatoes open-side down into pan and cook for about 15 minutes or until tomatoes have softened a little.
  • Then, flip onto other side and continue cooking an additional 10 minutes.
  • Do not cook too fast because the turkey will not be cooked thoroughly.
  • Both sides of the tomatoes need to be heated to thoroughly cook the turkey. Makes 20 stuffed tomatoes.

Stuffed tomatoes have a been a special part of our family for about nine years.

My two teens know how to make them completely on their own now.

My best friend even makes this same exact recipe for stuffed turkey tomatoes as well.

I see our family’s future brimming over with stuffed turkey tomatoes!

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stuffed turkey tomatoes

Easy Stuffed Turkey Tomatoes

Turkey stuffed tomatoes is a creative and yummy way to use ground turkey as a main dish! These stuffed tomatoes are brimming with exciting flavors that tickles the taste buds! Dig into a juicy, stuffed tomato today!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 20 stuffed tomatoes

Ingredients
  

  • 10 medium sized red or yellow tomatoes the less ripe, the better
  • 1 pound Butterball Ground Turkey
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt or chicken boullian
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons freshly minced sawleaf or cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions
 

  • Cut tomatoes in half and remove all pulp.
  • Turn cut side down onto paper towel and let drain.
  • Next, combine ground turkey with all seasonings and mix with hands until all seasonings are thoroughly incorporated.
  • Now, stuff each tomato half with about 1 tablespoon of the turkey mixture.
  • Then, add 3 tablespoons oil to a large skillet and heat on medium-low heat.
  • Place stuffed tomatoes open-side down into pan and cook for about 15 minutes or until tomatoes have softened a little.
  • Then, flip onto other side and continue cooking an additional 10 minutes.
  • Do not cook too fast because the turkey will not be cooked thoroughly.
  • Both sides of the tomatoes need to be heated to thoroughly cook the turkey. Makes 20 stuffed tomatoes.

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