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Serrano Ham Stuffed Tomatoes

This recipe for Serrano Ham Stuffed Tomatoes has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

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Serrano ham tapas, these serrano ham stuffed tomatoes with manchego cheese and herbs are a great oven baked and served as either tapas on their own or as a starter. The classic combination of ham, cheese and tomato complimented by a little thyme works exceptionally well and will add some Andalucian colour to your Spanish table.

Ingredients for Serrano Ham Stuffed Tomatoes

8 Large vine tomatoes
100g Manchego cheese
2 Large slices serrano ham (hand sliced)
1 Onion
Cracked black pepper
Dried Thyme

How to make Serrano Ham Stuffed Tomatoes

  • Slice the top of each tomato and remove the seeds, retain the tomato cap.
  • Cut each slice of serrano ham into half inch wide strips about 3 inches long and place into the tomato letting the ham drop over the outside.
  • Dice the onion and stuff the tomato.
  • Grate manchego cheese over the top.
  • Season with pepper and a sprinkle of dried thyme.
  • Replace the cap on the tomato, arrange on a baking tray and oven bake on 180°C for 15 minutes.

Makes 8 tapas

Serrano Ham Stuffed Tomatoes

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams