Posted in Appetizers, Vegetables

Cherry tomatoes stuffed with Bacon-Avocado Spread


I will be going camping for a few days so this will be the last post until I return.  I have served these twice so far and they have been a big hit both times.

Enjoy!

Cherry tomatoes stuffed with Bacon-Avocado Spread

Cherry Tomaotes Stuffed with Avacado-Bacon

Serves 8

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Estimated Values per Serving:

Calories: 100                        Fat: 6 grams                          Points: 2

Ingredients:

6 slices turkey bacon

4 ounces fat free cream cheese – softened

1 avocado

2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

2 tablespoons maple syrup

24 cherry tomatoes

Directions:

  1. Sauté bacon on high heat until crispy and browned.  Remove from pan and cool to room temperature.
  2. Crumble bacon and add to cream cheese. 
  3. Cut avocado around the pit then open.  Remove avocado pit, scoop out the inside and add to the cream cheese and bacon mixture.  Discard avocado pit and outside skin.
  4. Add vinegar and maple syrup to the mixture spread and beat on high speed until all ingredients are well combined.
  5. Cut tops of cherry tomatoes and scoop out the inside.   Discard the inside of the tomatoes. 
  6. Scoop bacon-avocado spread into a pastry bag (do not add a tip for the end of the bag).  Squeeze a little of the spread into each cherry tomato.
  7. Refrigerate for 1 – 3 hours and serve cold.