Tuna Mozzarella Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes, a quick and easy creamy tuna mozzarella appetizer recipe. A healthy bite size serving. Delicious.
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Tuna Mozzarella Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

Tuna Mozzarella Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes, a quick and easy creamy tuna mozzarella appetizer recipe. A healthy bite size serving. Delicious.
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: antipasto, Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16 stuffed tomatoes
Calories: 30kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy / An Italian in my Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 16 cherry tomatoes
  • 2-3 tablespoons freshly chopped Italian Parsley
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 small cans tuna in water
  • 4 teaspoons mayonnaise
  • 1/2 small fresh mozzarella chopped into small pieces
  • 16 small fresh basil leaves
  • 16 toothpicks

Instructions

  • In a blender or bullet (I used a bullet) add parsley, oil, tuna (well drained) and mayonnaise, blend for approximately 7 or 8 seconds, until mixture is nice and creamy. Set aside.
  • With a sharp nice cut off the top of the tomato (just the top part, like a hat) and remove the inside pulp and seeds. Turn tomatoes upside down on a rack to drain for approximately 10 minutes, Return to upright position and sprinkle with a little salt and oregano.
  • Place a basil leaf on every toothpick then poke the toothpick through the middle of the tomato top, continue with every toothpick.
  • Divide the mixture between every cherry tomato and replace with the top of the basil/tomato. Serve immediately or cover with plastic and refrigerate until serving. Enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 30kcal | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 61mg | Potassium: 77mg | Vitamin A: 160IU | Vitamin C: 4.6mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 0.5mg