Prepare these bite-size gems up to 2 hours in advance, then cover and chill until serving time. For a colorful variation, use a combination of red, yellow, and orange cherry tomatoes.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

35 mins
35 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Using a sharp knife, cut off the top 1/3 of each tomato on the stem end. Set aside the tops for garnish, if desired, or discard. Hollow out tomatoes; invert on paper towels and set aside.

  • Place pesto, garlic, the 2 tablespoons parsley, chives, and tarragon or dill in a food processor. Process for 15 seconds; add the cream cheese and chevre. Process another 30 to 45 seconds or until the filling is smooth.

  • Place the filling in a pastry bag fitted with a star tip and pipe into each cherry tomato. Garnish with fresh parsley or dill sprigs and/or reserved tomato tops.

Nutrition Facts

40 calories; protein 1g 2% DV; carbohydrates 1g; exchange other carbs; fat 3g 5% DV; saturated fat 2g 10% DV; cholesterol 8mg 3% DV; sodium 38mg 2% DV.