Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

recipe
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.

Yield:

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

Ingredients

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)

Preparation

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

Note:

The Complete Step-by-Step Low Carb Cookbook,

Oxmoor House

January 2005
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