Stuffed Tomatoes With Chicken Freekeh Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Stuffed Tomatoes with Chicken Freekeh

Is your party table missing something? These colorful appetizers are sure to please your guests and family alike.


  • 6 tomatoes for stuffing
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon
  • 6 cups hot water
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1200g chicken breast, cut into strips
  • 2 cups freekeh, soaked and rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4-5 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted
  • For yoghurt mix:
  • 2 cups yoghurt
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 1 tablespoon lemon
  • 1 cucumber, finely shopped
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • Mint for garnish

How to Prepare

  1. In a large pot, sauté onions in vegetable oil until golden. Add garlic and cook the chicken until it’s golden. Then add MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon, hot water and cinnamon and bring to a boil.
  2. Remove the chicken, keep it warm and reserve the stock.
  3. In a separate nonstick pot, toss freekeh in olive oil over medium heat. Gradually add the reserved broth from the chicken in batches until the freekeh is fully cooked and tender.
  4. Prepare the yoghurt mix and set aside.
  5. Cut the tomatoes in half and empty the insides. Stuff them with freekeh and chicken on top and place them in the oven
  6. When the tomatoes are cooked, remove from the oven, place 1 tablespoon of yoghurt on top of the stuffed tomatoes, and garnish with toasted pine seeds.
  7. Serve with salad and the rest of the yoghurt on the side.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 438.00 Kcal
Protein: 21.00 g
Carbohydrate: 23.00 g
Fats: 29.00 g

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