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Bacon Cream Cheese Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
8 mins
Total Time
28 mins
 

Cherry tomatoes stuffed with cream cheese, bacon, and fresh herbs make a great summertime party appetizer.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cherry tomato appetizers, stuffed tomato appetizers, summertime appetizers
Servings: 20
Calories: 103 kcal
Author: Bernadette
Ingredients
  • 20 cherry tomatoes
  • 12 ounces hardwood smoked bacon ,cooked and crumbled, reserve some for topping
  • 6 ounces cream cheese (or 6 ounces whipped cream cheese)
  • 1 tablespoon chives , chopped fine
  • 1 tablespoon chopped basil
  • garlic salt , to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • parsley for garnish (optional)
Instructions
  1. Bring cream cheese to room temperature. Using a sharp pointed knife, cut just the tops off the cherry tomatoes, carefully scoop out the seeds, being careful not to go all the way through the tomatoes. Invert the cut and seeded tomatoes onto paper towel and let stand for at least 10 minutes.
  2. In a small bowl, combine cream cheese, chives, basil, fresh ground black pepper, and a sprinkle of garlic salt. Mix well, then stir in bacon.
  3. Lightly sprinkle the cherry tomatoes with garlic salt, then stuff the tomatoes with the bacon/cream cheese mixture using a small spoon. Garnish with reserved bacon and parsley (if desired) Chill until serving.
Nutrition Facts
Bacon Cream Cheese Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 103 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 20mg7%
Sodium 141mg6%
Potassium 82mg2%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 215IU4%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 11mg1%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.