CategoriesBreakfast Low- Calories Recipes

Avocado Pesto–Stuffed Tomatoes – Low Calories Recipe

Prep: 40 minutes

Bake:30 minutes

Makes30 servings

Ingredients:

  • 30 cherry tomatoes (about 2Half cups)
  • Half of a medium avocado, seeded, peeled, and cut up
  • Two ounces cream cheese, softened
  • Two tablespoons basil pesto
  • One teaspoon lemon juice
  • Snipped fresh basil (optional)
  • Coarse ground black pepper (optional)
Men make history and not the other way around, in periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurred when courageous, skilful leaders seized the opportunity to change things for the better.
– Harry S. Truman

Energy value

  • calories 18 kcal
  • protein 0g
  • fat 1g
  • carbohydrates 1g
  • cholesterol 2mg
  • sodium 16mg
  • dietary fibre 0g

Preparation:

  1. Cut a thin slice from the top of each tomato. If desired, cut a thin slice from the bottom of each tomato so it stands upright.
  2. Using a small spoon or melon baller, carefully hollow out tomatoes; invert onto paper towels. Let stand for 30 minutes to drain.
  3. Meanwhile, for filling, in a food processor combine avocado, cream cheese, pesto, and lemon juice.
  4. Cover and process until smooth.
  5. Spoon filling into a decorating bag fitted with a large plain round or open star tip.
  6. Pipe or spoon filling into tomato cups and arrange on a serving platter. Serve immediately or cover loosely and chill for up to 4 hours.
  7. Sprinkle with basil and pepper before serving.
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