These pesto-filled cherry tomatoes are well suited to afternoon snacking as well as cocktail parties. Depending on the size of the tomatoes, you can have 10 to 20 for just 100 calories!
Recipe courtesy of Turner Broadcasting System
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Total:
25 min
Active:
25 min
Yield:
4 servings (1/2 pint each)
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Healthy
Total:
25 min
Active:
25 min
Yield:
4 servings (1/2 pint each)
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Healthy

Ingredients

Directions

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Special equipment: A piping bag fitted with a small tip or small spoon A melon baller or paring knife

Working one at a time, cut a small slice off the bottom of any tomato that won't stand flat. Cut off the top 1/8-inch of each tomato, and scoop out the top 1/4-inch of flesh, using either a melon baller or a paring knife. 

Combine the basil, Parmesan, almonds, oil and salt in a food processor; pulse, scraping down the sides, until the mixture forms a paste. Transfer the pesto to a piping bag fitted with a small tip. Fill each tomato with a small dollop of the pesto. Refrigerate until ready to serve or serve immediately.

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