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Bacon Stuffed Cherry Tomato Appetizers

Meghan
Bacon mixed with mayonnaise and green onion and stuffed inside hollowed cherry tomatoes. A delicious bite sized appetizer that is low carb and gluten free!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Refrigeration Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 30 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 24

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound bacon or 1 package turkey bacon (see note)
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 24 cherry tomatoes

Instructions
 

  • Place tomatoes stem side down and cut a thin slice off of the top. With a small spoon, scoop out the pulp. Invert tomatoes on paper towels 30 minutes to drain.
  • Cut bacon into pieces (~1/4 inch) and fry until crisp. If using turkey bacon, cook the strips of bacon and then cut or crumble afterwards. Let cool.
  • In a bowl, mix bacon, green onions, and mayo.
  • Fill tomatoes with bacon mixture. Refrigerate several hours or overnight.

Notes

I use thick-cut bacon because Bob prefers it.  For turkey bacon, I recommend Oscar Mayer brand.
Source:  Adapted from a recipe by Kathleen O.
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Keyword appetizer, bacon, gluten free, tomatoes