Mary Kay Andrews' 'mater Tots Recipe

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Mary Kay Andrews' 'Mater Tots

Aletha Flanagan


This recipe comes from my absolute favorite author, Mary Kay Andrews!

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15 Min


15 Min


1/2 c
finely shredded parmesan, romano, or mozzarella cheese
1 pkg
mini phyllo shells-usually in the freezer case by frozen biscuits
3/4 c
peeled and finely diced fresh tomatoes
1 tsp
finely chopped fresh basil
2 tsp
finely minced onions-preferably vidalia
1/4 tsp
each: fresh ground black pepper, sea salt, garlic powder
1/4 c
2 Tbsp
bacon bits

Directions Step-By-Step

Peel and dice tomatoes, sprinkle with seasoning mixture, and let juices and seeds drain in colander.
Mix onion and basil with tomatoes and spoon into mini phyllo shells.
"Frost" top of tomato-filled cups with mayo piped from a plastic bag with the corner snipped out.
Sprinkle with cheese, add bacon bits, bake in 350 degree oven for 10-12 minutes or 'til tops are lightly browned. Serve warm.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids