Stuffed Tomatoes. Use cherry tomatoes for appetizers or full-size tomatoes for a terrific lunch. Excellent party food.
Stuffed Tomatoes are easy to pop in your mouth at a party.
Have you ever made Stuffed Tomatoes? Now that things are opening up again, it’s time to start making foods to share. Stuffed Tomatoes are simple to make and so pretty on a plate. This is a spectacular recipe to use for brunch with a full-size tomato or as a finger food-type appetizer at a party (with grape or cherry tomatoes). It’s easy, and looks beautiful. You can serve tomatoes stuffed with Chicken Salad, Egg Salad, Tuna Salad, or Cream Cheese or try some of each! Elegant and scrumptious, everyone will love it.
Recently, Don and I had Chicken Salad Stuffed Tomatoes for lunch, paired with some sliced cucumbers and toasted French Bread. Delish!
What You Need
For this recipe, you will need set of chef’s knives (affiliate link), a cutting board and measuring cups and spoons (affiliate link). You will also need a serving tray or pretty plate to serve these stuffed tomatoes. Every kitchen should have the very best tools you can afford.
Stuffed Tomatoes RecipePrint
Stuffed with chicken salad, egg salad or tuna, these Stuffed Tomatoes can be an appetizer or main dish.
- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Total Time: 15 minutes
- Yield: 24 1x
- Category: Appetizer, Main Course
- Cuisine: American
- 24 grape or cherry tomatoes (or one large tomato if you are making it a main dish)
Tarragon Chicken Salad Stuffing
- 1 12.5–ounce can cooked chicken (drained)
- 2 tablespoons Miracle Whip Salad Dressing (or mayonnaise)
- 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 teaspoon dried tarragon leaves (or 1 tablespoon fresh tarragon, chopped)
- 2 stalks celery (chopped)
- 2 green onions (white and tender green parts only, sliced small)
- Slice a small slice off the bottom of the tomato so it sits flat on your plate.
- With a pairing knife, cut the stem and hard core out of the tomato, slicing around the center of the tomato, leaving about 2 inches on the outside. You should be making a hole in the tomato big enough to fit the amount of Chicken Salad you want to put in it.
- Stuff the Chicken Salad into the hole and garnish with sliced green onion tops or parsley. (Alternatively, you can use Egg Salad or Tuna Salad as a stuffing.)
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Recipe Nutrition Information
This recipe is GF, DF, NF, SF, EF, V*
The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.
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GF = Gluten free | DF = Dairy free | NF = Nut free | SF = Soy free | EF = Egg free | CF = Corn free | V = Vegetarian | VG = Vegan
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This post was first published on Recipe Idea Shop January 19, 2017 and updated June 21, 2021.