Pesto-Filled Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

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By : dLife Editors

Sweet cherry tomatoes stuffed with fresh basil, pine nuts, garlic, and Parmesan

Summary

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Cook time: 10 Minutes
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Idle time:
Level Easy
Servings: People
Unit:
1g
Carbs
0g
Sat. fat
0g
Fibers
21mg
Sodium
1g
Protein
13kcal
Calories
1g
Carbs
0g
Sat. fat
0g
Fibers
21mg
Sodium
1g
Protein
13kcal
Calories

Ingredients

  • 24 Fresh Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped basil
  • 2 oz pine nuts
  • 1 Medium Garlic Clove
  • 1 oz grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Cut the top off each tomato and scoop out to hollow.
  3. Place tomatoes in baking dish.
  4. In blender or food processor, place basil, pine nuts, garlic, oil and Parmesan cheese. Pulse until nuts are ground.
  5. Stuff tomatoes with filling.
  6. Bake 10 minutes until warmed thoroughly

Additional information

Nutrition Facts
Pesto-Filled Cherry Tomatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 13
% Daily Value*
Sodium 21mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 1g 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

There's really no substituting dried basil for fresh in this recipe. Dried just doesn't have the pungent flavor of fresh basil. You can substitute other fresh herbs, like parsley, oregano, mint, and rosemary. Drizzle the tomatoes with extra virgin olive oil before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Pesto-Filled Cherry Tomatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 13
% Daily Value*
Sodium 21mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 1g 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

There's really no substituting dried basil for fresh in this recipe. Dried just doesn't have the pungent flavor of fresh basil. You can substitute other fresh herbs, like parsley, oregano, mint, and rosemary. Drizzle the tomatoes with extra virgin olive oil before serving.

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