Mini BLT Appetizers

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


about 2-1/2 dozen

Updated: Jan. 06, 2023
Five simple ingredients are all you need to wow friends and family with a tasty appetizer. I love to make these as much as I love to share them. —Nick Berg, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Mini BLT Appetizers Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 30 cherry tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 Bibb or Boston lettuce leaves, torn into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup salad croutons, broken into pieces
  • 3 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • Coarsely ground pepper


  1. Cut a thin slice off the top of each tomato. Scoop out and discard pulp; invert tomatoes on paper towels to drain. Pipe mayonnaise into tomatoes.
  2. Roll lettuce pieces. Insert into tomato centers. Repeat with croutons and bacon. Sprinkle with pepper. Cover and refrigerate up to 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts

1 appetizer: 27 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 55mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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