Sicilian Stuffed Tomatoes

Sicilian Stuffed Tomatoes
Recipe type: Appetizer
  • 4 large tomatoes, as red as possible
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 small onion
  • 4 anchovies, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • ⅓ cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon dry white wine
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F and grease a baking dish. Set aside.
  2. Cut the tops from the tomatoes and scoop out the centers.
  3. Chop the centers and drain well.
  4. In a large skillet, heat two tablespoons of the olive oil, add the onions and brown lightly.
  5. Add the tomato pulp, anchovies, capers, parsley, two tablespoons of the breadcrumbs, the wine, salt and pepper and mix until heated through.
  6. Fill the tomatoes with the stuffing.
  7. Mix the remaining crumbs with the remaining oil and spread over the top.
  8. Bake in a greased baking dish for about 20 minutes.