Veggie Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

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This recipe was entered in The Foodista Best of Food Blogs Cookbook contest, a compilation of the world’s best food blogs which was published in Fall 2010.


1/4 finely chopped red onion (you can use green onions as well)
cup Approx ¼ red wine or rice vinegar (this varies by your taste sea salt to taste
dash or two of pepper (you could use cayenne pepper for a kick and to speed up y


Cut the tops off from the tomatoes, scoop out the insides and throw it away. Cut up all the veggies into very small pieces approximately 1/4 inch big or smaller. Shred the carrot on the small shredding side of the grater. Place all the veggies into a bowl, add 1/2 the vinegar and the spices and mix. Taste the mix to see if you need more vinegar, salt or pepper and add until it reaches your tastes. Press the veggie mixture into the tomatoes and either serve right away or chill for up to an hour. If you are going to chill them mix a little lemon juice into




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These little critters are so flavorful and tantalizing you won’t eat just one. They can be served as appetizers, a side dish or as a nice snack since they are so easy to make. Sometimes tomato skins can be a bit tough so you can blanch these quickly in some hot water to remove the skin while still keeping them solid. While you prepare the stuffing just place them into the refrigerator to get them cold again. My teenage daughter who is not a huge tomato fan loves these and can eat many of them because they are filled with her most favorite food in the world, avocados.




Friday, February 19, 2010 - 9:20pm


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