When it comes to stuffed vegetables the options are endless, how about to stuff some cherry tomatoes with some dices of mozzarella cheese and basil?! Sounds interesting right?! Check out this oriental recipe that will melt your heart away!
1. In a medium bowl, stir the cheese, oil, basil, lemon zest, salt, and pepper. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours and up to 4 hours before assembling.
2. When ready to assemble, slice each tomato in half, and scoop out the insides with the small end of a teaspoon. Sprinkle lightly with salt. Invert onto a paper towel and let the tomatoes drain for 15 minutes.
3. Fill each tomato half with a scant teaspoon of the cheese mixture and arrange on a serving tray. Serve immediately a, or wrap and refrigerate for up to 2 hours.