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Shrimp-Stuffed Tomato

This HCG Diet recipe is safe for Phase 2 of the HCG Diet and counts as 1 protein serving, 1 vegetable serving, and part of your daily allotted amount of lemon juice.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword 500 Calorie Phase, HCG Diet, HCG Phase 2, Low Calorie Phase, main course, shrimp, summer, tomatoes, VLCD Phase
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Chill Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 1


  • 100 grams cooked shrimp
  • 1 large tomato
  • ½ lemon, freshly squeezed*
  • 1 tbsp parsley
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper


  1. Place 100 grams of cooked shrimp in food processor. 

  2. Pulse a few times to chop up shrimp. Or, simply chop with sharp knife.

  3. In small bowl, combine chopped shrimp, parsley, lemon juice, salt/pepper.

  4. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes-1 hour.

  5. When ready to serve, cut off top of tomato. Scoop out inside of tomato. 

  6. Chop and combine inside of tomato with shrimp mix. (You may discard seeds if you like.)

  7. Fill tomato with shrimp mix. 

  8. Top with a couple dashes of Tabasco (optional) and serve as a great tasting meal.

Recipe Notes

*It is important to used freshly squeezed lemon juice over the store-bought lemon juice because it usually contains preservatives that could slow or stall your weight loss. Always buy fresh lemons and squeeze your own lemon juice while on the HCG Diet.HCG Diet Seasoning