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Tomatoes Stuffed With Pasta Salad
August 8th, 2012 by

This view of the old port in Nice isn't too far from La Zucca Magica.

This view of the old port in Nice isn't too far from La Zucca Magica.

The recipe only calls for a quarter pound of spaghetti but still yields an abundance of stuffing.

The recipe only calls for a quarter pound of spaghetti but still yields an abundance of stuffing.

Here’s another recipe from La Zucca Magica, an Italian vegetarian restaurant in Nice. We had another version of this stuffed tomato when we ate there last month that was equally as delicious and had curry in it. I couldn’t find that recipe online and don’t think I’d do a good job of recreating it either.

I found this recipe from the restaurant on the New York Times site. I used four very large tomatoes but still had too much stuffing left over, which wasn’t a bad thing. It was great to eat all by itself outside the tomato too.

This was a great second course in a three course dinner I recently served that included a first course of cantaloupe gazpacho with crispy prosciutto and a third course of chard stuffed with risotto and mozzarella.

Mangia! Or should I say Bon Appetit!

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