Savory Custard in Tomato Jackets

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • eggs - 2, lightly beaten
  • large, ripe tomatoes - 3
  • bread slices - 2
  • milk - 4 tbsp
  • oil - 2 tbsp
  • garlic - 2 tsp, minced
  • spring onions - 1/2 cup, chopped
  • soya sauce - 2 tsp
  • prawns 6, cooked and chopped
  • grated cheese - 4 tbsp
  • butter - 2 tsp
  • pepper to taste
  • salt to taste

How to Make Savory Custard in Tomato Jackets

  • Cut a thin slice from top of the tomatoes.
  • Carefully scoop out the pulp.
  • Rub the inside of the tomatoes with little salt and place them cut side down, on a plate.
  • Break the bread into tiny pieces and pour milk over it.
  • Heat oil in a small fry pan and fry garlic till brown and fragrant.
  • Add spring onion and stir fry for few seconds.
  • Add Soya sauce and prawns.
  • Mix well and remove from fire.
  • Let the mixture cool.
  • Mash the bread and add to the cooled mixture.
  • Add the beaten eggs.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Fill the tomatoes with the egg mixture.
  • Place them on a lightly greased baking tray. Sprinkle grated cheese on top.
  • Dot with butter and bake in oven (150 degrees centigrade) for about 25 minutes, till the custard is set.
  • Serve hot with garlic toast, for a substantial snack.