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These quick hors d'oeuvres may be mini, but their bacon and tomato flavor is full size. I serve them at parties, brunches and picnics, and they're always a hit...even my kids love them. —Kellie Remmen, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    20 appetizers

Ingredients

  • 20 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 pound sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh parsley

Directions

  • Cut a thin slice off each tomato top. Scoop out and discard pulp. Invert the tomatoes on a paper towel to drain.
  • In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Spoon into tomatoes. Refrigerate for several hours.
Nutrition Facts
1 stuffed tomato: 113 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 206mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.

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  • callmeB
    Aug 24, 2020

    Delicious! These are very time consuming but well worth the effort! Once you start eating them, it's hard to stop.

  • lidi
    Dec 9, 2019

    Absolutely impossible to scoop out the cherry tomatoes - way too time consuming. After two, I minced up all of the tomatoes and added them to the rest of the ingredients to use as a dip.

  • amehart
    Jan 20, 2019

    These are excellent! I did as others suggested and used the Campari tomatoes and I added diced avocado and lettuce. Other than that made as stated and these were so simple and easy.

  • ccolor1
    Nov 8, 2018

    I followed another reviewer and used Campari tomatoes with half cream cheese and half mayo. Since it was just two of us I tried wrapping some long lettuce leaves around each one (with careful instructions to hubby to watch for toothpick holders). They made a great side dish - thanks so much for the recipe, we'll use it again soon!

  • krindfleisch
    Nov 5, 2018

    This is a great recipe. I use campari tomatoes, slit lengthwise, and scooped out. Easier and faster than using cherry tomatoes. And you get a bigger bite!

  • M
    May 4, 2018

    5 stars for taste. These are so, so tasty! But the prep is tedious. Cutting and scooping out 40 cherry tomatoes took a while and I have decent knife skills. Will make the filling again but as a topping or dip.

  • MarineMom_texas
    Mar 12, 2017

    I made these to take to a party and they were a hit. I cut a small piece off the bottom of each tomato so they would sit up. I used a 1/8 teaspoon to scoop out the insides. I pulsed the filling in my food processor and used a ziplock bag filled and with the end snipped off to fill the tomatoes. They do take time but worth it. Everyone loved them.

  • lilbittyprast
    Aug 16, 2016

    love these have made them many times

  • sahotrum
    Jul 22, 2016

    I love this recipe and have made it several times in a couple of different ways. It's very versatile, easy to make, and can be used as a dip or spread. Typically I'll forego the cherry tomatoes altogether (to save time) and I'll use it as a dip for cucumber slices or carrots. I often double the mayo, parmesan, and green onion, and add about a tsp of garlic powder. I've also added shredded cheese to it as well. Tonight I'm going to a work party and I'm going to try spreading it on a ritz cracker and topping it with a bit of tomato.

  • gina.kapfhamer
    Jul 21, 2016

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