The sweet juices of the tomatoes and the stuffing make this a really tasty dish with rice. The stuffed tomatoes recipe is very popular in Vietnamese cuisine


  • 250 g  pork
  • 10 g wood ear, sliced and chopped
  • 4-5 large tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp salt
  • Green onions, chopped

Step 1: Preparing ingredients

  • Reconstitute wood ear in warm water for 5-10 minutes before handling.
  • Then, mix pork, peppers, salt, sugar, chopped onion, wood ear in a bowl
  • Split tomatoes through the center and scoop out all center into a bowl.

Step 2: Stuffing tomatoes

  • Pack pork mixture tightly into the tomato halves, pushing down to make sure it will stay inside the tomatoes when you work with them.
  • Heat up a pan with some oil on medium heat. Place tomato halves stuffing side down and let them sweat.

Step 3: Making sauce

  • Use the tomatoes center in step 1 to make the sauce
  • Heat up a pan with little bit cooking oil, add chopped onions; tomatoes center, fish sauce, pepper, sugar, green chopped onion; then cook until becoming a liquid

Step 4: Finishing

To serve, reheat the tomato sauce and pour into the baking dish with the stuffed tomatoes. Alternatively, pour the sauce into individual serving dishes and top each with a stuffed tomato.

Hope you have a good dish for your family meal. It will be the very good dish in summer.