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Mozzarella-Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

Photo: Ryan Benyi
Prep time 25 mins
Yield Serves 8
For an easy, no-cook side dish, serve Mozzarella-Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes. These stuffed cherry tomatoes are a tasty complement to summertime grilling.

Ingredients

  • 24 cherry tomatoes
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 ounces fresh mozzarella, cut into 24 pieces
  • 24 small basil leaves
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Italian salad dressing

Nutrition Information

  • calories 40
  • fat 2 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • protein 2 g
  • carbohydrate 3 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 6 mg
  • sodium 238 mg

How to Make It

  1. Line a baking sheet with foil. Cut tops off tomatoes; hollow out with a small spoon. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Turn tomatoes upside down on sheet; let stand for 10 minutes.

  2. Turn tomatoes right side up. Place a piece of mozzarella and a basil leaf in each. Drizzle dressing on top and serve.