Saturday, February 12, 2011

Mini Heirloom Tomatoes Stuffed with Pesto Goat Cheese ~ Instant Appetizer

Mini Heirloom Tomatoes Stuffed with Pesto Goat Cheese ~ Instant Appetizer

I picked up these beautiful mini heirloom tomatoes on a recent trip to Trader Joe's. I also grabbed some prepared pesto and package of crumbled goat cheese...

Mix the pesto and cheese together in a bowl, cut the tomatoes in half horizontally and scoop out their pulp, stuff the tomatoes with the pesto goat cheese, top with touch of bread crumbs, drizzle with olive oil and bake in a 375 degree oven for 8-10 minutes.  Bring to room temperature and serve...

Instant Appetizer...

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14 comments:

Mary said...

What a light and simple appetizer. I really want to emulate this idea. They could be stuffed with so many things. Have a wonderful day. Blessings...Mary

Michelle said...

These look great....a perfect starter.

Clint said...

Looks scrumptious. Just got back from the grocery store. Cindy and I went there for one thing: green peppers. We came back with $45 worth of wine, cheese, stuffed crabs---but no peppers. It's gonna be one of those days.

Great lookin' stuffed tomatoes!

Andrea the Kitchen Witch said...

DO you have any idea how much I wish we had a Trader Joes here??? These look SO good!! Goat cheese and baby heirloom tomatoes, be still my heart!!!

Linda www.mykindofcooking.com said...

What a great appetizer. I absolutely love it! I like how you stuffed them and they look so delicious. I will be making them soon!

Katerina said...

This is such a beautiful appetizer and I love the looks of these little tomatoes. Also their color is so vivid.

Simply Life said...

oh this is a great idea!

Angie said...

Yum, yum, yum. I am a huge fan of stuffed tomatoes and these look so delicious! Love the photos also. Beautiful.

Angie @ Cocina Diary

Chow and Chatter said...

wow you make the best appetizers love your recipes tweet em all

Joanne said...

I love those heirloom cherry tomatoes and pop them like candy. Stuffing them with pesto and goat cheese would make them even better.

The Food Hound said...

You are brilliant! I so wish we had a TJ's here! This is a perfect summer appetizer!

Jenn said...

Those are absolutely lovely! I love goat cheese...I think you can stuff pretty much anything with goat cheese and it would be fantastic!!!

Magic of Spice said...

These are so delightful...these would be perfect just to snack on :)

snacktive said...

So little and cute! I love this!!