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Easy to Make Tulip Tomatoes

This food art will wow any crowd this spring! Check out just how simple it is to make these Tulip Tomatoes with the Recipe & Directions.

The perfect Spring or Easter Appetizer. PErfect for a dinner party table decoration. You have to try this Tulip Tomatoes Recipe!

Easter & Spring mean the return of the dinner party and backyard BBQ. They signify the return of playing outside, gardening, and farmers’ markets. These Tulip Tomatoes are so perfect to serve for all of those!

This food art will wow any crowd this spring! Check out just how simple it is to make these Tulip Tomatoes with the Recipe & Directions.

With stem side down, cut a cross on the top of each cherry tomato (about ¾ down the tomato). It may take you a tomato or 2 to get the technique down. Use a spoon ( a grapefruit spoon works very well) to scrape out the tomato seeds gently.

The perfect Spring or Easter Appetizer. PErfect for a dinner party table decoration. You have to try this Tulip Tomatoes Recipe!

Take a grilling skewer or toothpick and make a hole where the stem currently is. You may need to twist the skewer in a circle a few times to make room for the chive to fit through.

The perfect Spring or Easter Appetizer. PErfect for a dinner party table decoration. You have to try this Tulip Tomatoes Recipe!

Finely chop or grate the cucumber. Mix cream cheese, cucumber, and basil in a bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add a teaspoon of cream cheese mixture into each tomato tulip (adjust depending on the size of a ).

The perfect Spring or Easter Appetizer. PErfect for a dinner party table decoration. You have to try this Tulip Tomatoes Recipe!

Insert a chive into the hole at the bottom of each tomato. Use a damp paper towel to clean any excess cream cheese filling from the outside of the tomatoes. Prepare the tulip bouquet on a large plate or platter. Use the fresh chive stalk to wrap around the tulip stems to complete the bouquet.

Tulip Tomatoes

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Ingredients

  • 15 Large Cherry Tomatoes
  • 16 stalks of chives
  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • salt & pepper 

Instructions

  • With stem side down, cut a cross in the top of each cherry tomato (about ¾ down the tomato).
  • Using a spoon (a grapefruit spoon works very well) to scrape out the tomato seeds gently.
  • Take a grilling skewer or toothpick and make a hole where the stem currently is. You may need to twist the skewer in a circle a few times to make room for the chive to fit through.
  • Finely chop or grate cucumber.
  • Mix cream cheese, cucumber and basil in a bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add a teaspoon of cream cheese mixture into each tomato tulip (adjust depending on the size of tomatoes).
  • Insert a chive into the hole at the bottom of each tomato.
  • Use a damp paper towel to clean any excess cream cheese filling from outside of tomatoes.
  • Prepare the tulip bouquet on a large plate or platter. Use the extra chive stalk to wrap around the tulip stems to complete the bouquet.
Author: Amanda@AFewShortCuts.com

 

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