Pomodori Ripieni

Tomatoes Filled with Rice

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In Nonna's Kitchen

In Nonna's Kitchen

By Carol Field

Published 1997

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Every thing Andreina Pavani Calcagni does in this traditional Roman recipe goes against conventional wisdom. Cook tomatoes in an oven hot enough for pizza? Fill them with such a small amount of rice? It works magnificently. The extreme heat concentrates the flavor and sweetness of the tomatoes and brings out moisture that, along with the oil, cooks the rice perfectly.

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