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Shrimp-Stuffed Tomatoes

August 2008
Shrimp-Stuffed Tomatoes

by 7 people

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Serve with dinner rolls.

Makes: 4 servings

Prep: 20 mins

Cook: 2 mins

Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound shrimppeeled, deveined and chopped
  • 1 bunch scallions, white and green parts thinly sliced separately
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
  • 4 tomatoes, preferably beefsteak
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, shredded
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 rib celery, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 large eggs, hard-boiled and finely chopped
Directions
  1. In a medium skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp, scallion whites and Cajun seasoning and cook, stirring, until the shrimp is opaque, about 2 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and refrigerate.
  2. Core the tomatoes and cut each into 8 sections, leaving the sections connected at the bottom. Divide the lettuce among 4 serving plates and top each with a tomato, splaying out the sections slightly.
  3. Add the scallion greens, mayonnaise, celery and Worcestershire sauce to the shrimp mixture and toss. Fill each tomato with the shrimp salad and top with some egg.
Tip PAIR WITH:
  • Kim Crawford Pinot Gris 2007 (New Zealand), Allegrini Soave 2006 (Italy)
Tip Smart move
  • To core a tomato, slide the tip of a paring knife 1/4 inch into the top, then carve out the core.