Tomato Shortcake

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Surprise! This "shortcake" is not a dessert at all. With tomatoes so abundant in the summer (and in so many varieties), we thought we would do a twist on the classic strawberry shortcake. Enjoy this creative dish as an alternative to the standard garden salad.

250
Calories
4g
Fat
8g
Protein
8
Servings

Ingredients

Shortcake

3/4 c unbleached all-purpose flour
1 c corn meal
2 T sugar
2 t baking powder
1/2 t baking soda
1/2 t salt
1 c Stonyfield Organic Low Fat Plain Yogurt
1 egg
3 T vegetable oil

Topping

8 large plum tomatoes (seeded and chopped)
1/2 c chopped green onions
1/2 c sliced basil leaves
1/3 c Italian vinaigrette
Salt and pepper
3/4 c Stonyfield Organic Low Fat Plain Yogurt
Nutrition Information: 
Calories: 
250
Calories from Fat: 
110
Total Fat: 
4g
Cholesterol: 
40mg
Sodium: 
280mg
Total Carbohydrate: 
29g
Dietary Fiber: 
4g
Sugars: 
7g
Protein: 
8g

Preparation:

Step 1

Preheat oven to 425°.

Step 2

Spray an 8-inch round metal baking pan with non-stick cooking spray.

Step 3

Coat pan with 1 tablespoon cornmeal and turn pan to coat the bottom evenly.

Step 4

In a medium bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar and salt, mix well.

Step 5

In a small bowl whisk together yogurt, egg and vegetable oil.

Step 6

Add to flour mixture and stir until all dry ingredients are moistened.

Step 7

Pour into baking pan.

Step 8

Bake for 22 minutes or until lightly browned.

Step 9

Set aside to cool.

Step 10

Meanwhile, make the topping by combining yogurt, scallions, basil, vinaigrette, salt and pepper, and mix well.

Step 11

After the shortcake has cooled, slice into 6 servings, and then slice each serving in half width-wise, so that it is like a sandwich.

Step 12

Place half a wedge on each plate and spoon on tomato mixture.

Step 13

Top with remaining half of shortcake wedge and garnish with tomato mixture, yogurt and fresh basil.

Ingredients

Shortcake

3/4 c unbleached all-purpose flour
1 c corn meal
2 T sugar
2 t baking powder
1/2 t baking soda
1/2 t salt
1 c Stonyfield Organic Low Fat Plain Yogurt
1 egg
3 T vegetable oil

Topping

8 large plum tomatoes (seeded and chopped)
1/2 c chopped green onions
1/2 c sliced basil leaves
1/3 c Italian vinaigrette
Salt and pepper
3/4 c Stonyfield Organic Low Fat Plain Yogurt
Nutrition Information: 
Calories: 
250
Calories from Fat: 
110
Total Fat: 
4g
Cholesterol: 
40mg
Sodium: 
280mg
Total Carbohydrate: 
29g
Dietary Fiber: 
4g
Sugars: 
7g
Protein: 
8g

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