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Queso Fresco Stuffed Tomatoes

Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Vegetables
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories 114 kcal


  • 4 tomatoes 4 tomatoes, medium size and ripe
  • 1 cup Queso Fresco 1 cup Queso Fresco
  • 1 tablespoon red onion 1 tablespoon red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • salt and pepper salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat broiler. With a sharp knife scoop out the pulp from each tomato. Set tomatoes aside.

  2. In a small bowl, combine the Queso Fresco, red onion, cilantro, salt, and pepper. Fill each tomato with a ¼ of the mixture. Place the tomatoes on a baking dish and place 6 inches under the broiler until the tomatoes are softened and the cheese is melted about 4 to 5 minutes.

    Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
Queso Fresco Stuffed Tomatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 114 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 21mg7%
Sodium 235mg10%
Potassium 331mg9%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 1284IU26%
Vitamin C 17mg21%
Calcium 185mg19%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.