Tomato Tulips

Pat Duran

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@kitchenChatter

This is a great recipe found on gastrobasket,wordpress.com. Who said, "This idea will definitely make you a popular party host! Simple but stylish party food in 30 minutes. Tasty and stylish tomato tulips!"
So adorable- had to share.

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Serves:

4 to 6

Prep:

35 Min

Method:

Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

4 c
mashed potatoes
1/3 c
celery with leaves,finely chopped
1/3 c
sweet pickle relish, drained well
1/3 c
dairy sour cream
1/4 c
mayonnaise
1/3 c
onion, finely chopped
1/4 c
half and half cream
2 Tbsp
wine vinegar
2 tsp
yellow mustard-to taste
3 large
hard boiled eggs, separate yolks from white part
salt, pepper, oval tomatoes,green onion tops

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Separate cooked yolks from egg whites;refrigerate yolks for later in recipe.
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In a large bowl, combine the first nine(9) ingredients and the chopped egg whites only.
2
Mix thoroughly to blend. Add additional mayonnaise and half and half , only if needed. Mixture should be moldable.
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Spray mixing bowl lightly with cooking spray , sized just large enough to hold filling completely to the top. Place potato mixture into bowl, making sure to pack firmly. Cover and refrigerate until ready to fill the tomatoes.
3
Making tulips:
Use elongated (oval shape) large grape tomatoes.
Cut a tomato crosswise, but not to the very bottom.
Remove the flesh out of each tomato and put some salad inside. Sprinkle a little grated egg yolk in center tops.
Make the tulip stems out of green onion tops. Add some dill as greenery. Put a bow around your bouquet.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy