Cherry Tomatoes Stuffed with Herbed Cheese

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  1. 3 dozen large cherry tomatoes (not grape tomatoes)
  2. 2 T purchased pesto
  3. 1 garlic clove, minced
  4. 2 T fresh parsley, snipped
  5. 2 T fresh chives, snipped (or dill)
  6. 1 (8 oz) pkg cream cheese
  7. 4 oz fresh goat cheese (chevre) or cream cheese
  8. fresh parsley or fresh dill sprigs for garnish


  1. Using a sharp knife, cut off bottom 1/3 of each tomato. Hollow out tomatoes; invert on paper towels to drain.
  2. Place pesto, garlic, parsley, chives, and tarragon (or dill) in food processor. Process 15 seconds; add cream cheese and goat cheese. Process 45 seconds more or until smooth.
  3. Place filling in pastry bag fitted with large star tip; pipe into each cherry tomato.
  4. Garnish with fresh parsley or dill sprigs.

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Serves: 36
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Type of Food: Vegetarian
Key Ingredient: Tomatoes,Cream Cheese,Parsley
Difficulty: 2 - Medium
Make Ahead: Yes

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