Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

If you have some lean ham on hand, you can use it in place of the Canadian bacon. The carbo rating will be the same.


20 servings (serving size: 1 filled tomato shell)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Calories 24
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 1.5 g
Satfat 0.8 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 1.2 g
Carbohydrate 1.1 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Iron 0.1 mg
Sodium 75 mg
Calcium 10 mg


20 large cherry tomatoes
1/2 cup light cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons reduced-fat ranch dressing
4 (1/2-ounce) slices Canadian bacon, finely chopped
3 tablespoons minced green onions
1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon hot sauce
Parsley sprigs (optional)


1. Cut top off each tomato; carefully scoop out pulp. Reserve pulp for another use. Invert tomato shells onto paper towels; let drain 30 minutes.

2. Combine cream cheese and dressing, stirring well. Add Canadian bacon and next 4 ingredients; stir. Spoon mixture evenly into tomato shells, or pipe into shells using a decorating bag fitted with a large round tip. Garnish with parsley, if desired.

carbo rating: 1

The Complete Step-by-Step Low Carb Cookbook,

Oxmoor House

January 2005
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