Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

Make these stuffed cherry tomatoes as an appetizer for your next party. Your guests will love the colorful bite-sized treats.

Yield:

Makes 8 servings

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Recipe Time

Prep: 25 Minutes
Drain: 15 Minutes
Chill: 1 Hours

Ingredients

2 pints cherry tomatoes
1 avocado, peeled and diced
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/4 cup mayonnaise
8 cooked bacon slices, crumbled
2 green onions, finely chopped
Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

1. Cut a small slice from the top of each tomato; scoop out pulp with a small spoon or melon baller, and discard pulp. Place tomatoes, cut sides down, on paper towels, and let drain 15 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, combine avocado and lemon juice in a small bowl, stirring gently; drain. Stir together mayonnaise, bacon, and green onions; add avocado mixture, and stir gently until combined.

3. Spoon avocado mixture evenly into tomato shells. Cover with plastic wrap, and chill 1 hour. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste just before serving.

Note:

February 2007