Gino D'Acampo's goat's walnut and goat cheese stuffed roasted tomatoes recipe

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Looking for italian recipes, roasted tomato recipes, dinner party recipes, gino dacampo recipes or celeb chef recipes? Filled with goat's cheese, walnuts, mozzarella and basil, these roasted tomatoes are delicious served on toasted thick white bread.

  • Vegetarian
Serves6
Preparation Time15 mins
Cooking Time15 mins -20
Total Time30 mins -35
Cost RangeNot

Filled with goat's cheese, walnuts, mozzarella and basil, these roasted tomatoes are delicious served on top of toasted thick white bread.

Ingredients

  • 6 beef tomatoes
  • 2tbsp crushed walnuts
  • 180g goat's cheese, without the rind and crumbled
  • 150g mini mozzarella balls
  • 6 thick slices of white bread
  • 2tbsp freshly chopped basil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

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Method

  1. Using a sharp knife, cut a thin slice from the bottom of each tomato and discard then cut the top of each tomato and reserve. Using a teaspoon, carefully scoop out the seeds and most of the pulp and discard, keeping the tomato shells whole.
  2. In a bowl, mix together the mozzarella, walnuts, goat's cheese and basil. Season with salt and pepper and spoon into the tomato shells. (3 mini mozzarella balls per tomato).
  3. With the help of an 8cm round pastry cutter, stamp out 6 rounds from the bread slices and toast on both sides.
  4. When ready, place the bread in a single layer in a lightly oiled ovenproof dish. Place the tomatoes on top of each toasted piece of bread and cook in the middle of a preheated oven at 190º (375
Gino D’Acampo is a much-loved, cheeky TV chef who often appears on ITV’s popular daytime chat show This Morning. Born into a large family in Napoli, Italy, Gino’s been working in kitchens since he was young and fell in love with the industry age 11 when he walked into his grandfather’s restaurant. Gino’s Italian heritage has a huge influence on his recipes. From a classic margherita pizza to a four-cheese macaroni cheese with peas, we’re sure to have a Gino D’Acampo recipe your whole family will love! With three children of his own it is perhaps no surprise that so many of Gino’s recipes are perfect for the hustle and bustle of a busy home. As well as regularly appearing on This Morning to share his culinary skills and the odd cheeky joke or two, Gino has also had several TV shows of his own including most recently Gino’s Italian Coastal Escape which aired in November 2018 on ITV. He also won over much of the nation back in 2009 when he was crowned winner of I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here. Gino has several best-selling cookbooks out including Gino’s Pasta, Home Baking and Gino’s Italian Escape. At the heart of all of his recipes is the belief that good ingredients can speak for themselves. On his website Gino explains: ‘My grandfather said that a good recipe doesn’t need lots and lots of ingredients because if the ingredients are top quality and full of flavour, why would you want to cover up or change their taste