BLT Bites with Basil Cream Cheese
Crisp salty bacon, stuffed in a cherry tomato with Basil Cream Cheese, is fresh, light, and tasty--ideal for an afternoon tea.
Downloads:BLT Bites Recipe
1 pint heirloom cherry tomatoes, cut in half horizontally
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepperBasil Cream Cheese
6 slices bacon, cooked and cut into 1-inch pieces
24 fresh basil leaves
24 wooden picks
• Using a serrated melon baller, carefully scoop seeds from both halves of each tomato. Discard seeds.
• Lightly sprinkle inside of each tomato with salt and pepper. Pipe or spread approximately 1 teaspoon Basil Cream Cheese into one half of each tomato.
• Top with 1 bacon piece and 1 basil leaf. Top with remaining tomato half. Skewer with a wooden pick. Serve immediately.