Three Cheesy Caper-Stuffed Tomatoes on a slate serving dish on a dark wooden surface

Cheesy Caper-Stuffed Tomatoes

Combine cheese, herbs, and breadcrumbs to make a delicious filling for stuffed tomatoes. Perfect as an appetizer or a side dish.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Keyword cheese, tomato
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 131kcal
Author Stephanie Lynch



  • 4 tomatoes large
  • 2 tbsp cooking sherry
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp parsley
  • 2 tbsp capers drained
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp bread crumbs
  • 2 tbsp mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  • Preheat the oven to 500F
  • Slice the tomatoes in half and remove the seeds
  • Pour cooking sherry into an 8x8 baking dish then lay the tomatoes, cut side up, in the pan
  • In a small bowl, combine the parsley, capers, oregano, garlic, and half of the bread crumbs
  • Fill each tomato with a pinch of cheese
  • Put one scoop of caper mix into each tomato
  • Top with the remaining bread crumbs and drizzle with olive oil
  • Bake for about 10-15 minutes until the tomatoes are soft and the bread crumbs golden brown


Calories: 131kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 791mg | Potassium: 301mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1155IU | Vitamin C: 18.6mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 0.8mg