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Quinoa Cocktail Tomatoes Recipe

Delicate and earthy quinoa is combined here with mint, parsley, spinach and chives. Delicious!


  • 1/2 cup of quinoa
  • 2 chopped garlic cloves
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1 cup feta cheese, cut in small cubes
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh mint leaf
  • 2 tablespoons fresh oregano
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon Cayenne pepper
  • 20 cocktail tomatoes


  1. Rinse quinoa and boil 5 minutes. Stir and set aside leaving lid on. Leave lid on for 15 minutes. Remove lid and fluff quinoa.
  2. Chop tomatoes, basil, mint leaves, oregano and parsley and toss in cooked quinoa. Add cubed feta cheese and mix well.
  3. Slice off the tops of each tomatoe and set aside. Scoop out centers with the small end of a melon scope or teaspoon to make a hollow yet sturdy shell; discard centers. Place in a serving tray.
  4. Using a small spoon, fill each tomato with approximately 1 tablespoon of the filling.
  5. Place lids on top.
  6. Delicious served raw or lightly grilled
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