Stuffed Tomatoes with Walnut Herb Pate
This is so filling and SO delicious!
4 Large Tomatoes
¼ cup tomato
¼ cup celery, chopped
¼ cup carrot, chopped
¼ cup brussel sprouts, soaked
.125 cup walnuts, soaked
¼ cup sun-dried tomatoes, soaked and chopped
1 head butter lettuce
2 tablespoon thyme
Cut off the tops and scoop out centers of tomatoes. Set aside 1/4 cup and reserve the rest of tomato centers and tops for another recipe.
Add fresh tomato (from scooped out centers). celery, carrot, brussel sprouts, walnuts and sun-dried tomatoes to a vitamix or other high powered blender. Blend till smooth, using tamper or celery stick to keep blender contents moving. Should be thick and smooth. You may add some sun-dried tomato soak water to achieve desired consistency.
Wash and spin dry butter lettuce. Place 2 or 3 leaves in each tomato, scoop 2 or 3 tablespoons pate into each tomato, top with fresh thyme. Serve immediately.