Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

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

Southern Living FEBRUARY 2007

  • Yield: Makes 8 servings
  • Prep time: 25 Minutes
  • Drain: 15 Minutes
  • Chill: 1 Hour


  • 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


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.


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