Tomato Tulips

Pat Duran


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4 to 6


35 Min




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
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

Separate cooked yolks from egg whites;refrigerate yolks for later in recipe.
In a large bowl, combine the first nine(9) ingredients and the chopped egg whites only.
Mix thoroughly to blend. Add additional mayonnaise and half and half , only if needed. Mixture should be moldable.
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.
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