Season antioxidant-rich sun-dried tomatoes with garlic, onion, and red chili for a natural blast of flavor with little added salt. 


Credit: Kana Okada

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Makes 4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup orzo mixture and 1 tomato)


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  • Preheat oven to 375°. Cook orzo until al dente; set aside. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Sauté garlic 1 minute. Add onion and red chile; sauté 6 minutes. With clean hands, crush canned tomatoes; add to pan. Add minced sun-dried tomatoes, basil leaves, brown sugar, sea salt, and pepper to pan; bring to a simmer. Cook until most of liquid is cooked off (25-30 minutes). Add olives and parsley to pan; remove from heat. Add orzo to sauce, mixing well. Core tomatoes; stuff with orzo-and-sauce mixture. Top each tomato with 2 tablespoons mozzarella. Bake for 30-35 minutes.


Nutrition Facts

349 calories; fat 9g; saturated fat 2g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 1g; protein 15g; carbohydrates 56g; fiber 7g; cholesterol 5mg; iron 3mg; sodium 664mg; calcium 198mg.