Tomatoes stuffed with goat cheese on white platter

Appetizers

Goat Cheese Stuffed Tomatoes

4 Servings per Person

Prep time: 10 Minutes | Assembly time: 15 minutes

Diet Style

GF
KF
SC
V

Tools You'll Need

  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Paring Knife
  • Cutting Board
  • Melon Baller
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Piping Bag (if available)

Ingredients

  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons basil, freshly chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • ½ lb fresh goat cheese
  • Fresh ground pepper to taste
  • Extra chopped chives for garnish

Directions

  1. Rinse tomatoes

    Rinse the tomatoes and then slice a thin piece off the top of each tomato.

  2. Scoop out tomato

    Using the melon baller or a ¼ teaspoon measuring spoon, carefully scoop out the insides of each tomato.

  3. Cut bottom of tomatoes

    Cut a very thin sliver off the round bottom of each tomato to help them stand up straight.

  4. Drain excess liquid

    Turn tomatoes upside down on a paper towel to drain out any excess liquid.

  5. Combine goat cheese mixture

    While tomatoes are draining, in a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine the goat cheese with the chives, basil, pepper, garlic, and 1 tablespoon of the olive oil.

  6. Add goat cheese to tomatoes

    Carefully spoon the goat cheese filling into the tomatoes. Don't worry if it overflows a little bit.

  7. Garnish

    Arrange on a platter, drizzle with olive oil, and garnish with a sprinkle of chives.