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pesto pea mousse stuffed cherry tomatoes

a recipe by
Lori Frazee

I love this filling!!! It is cute in these cherry tomatoes, but, celery, crackers, and yes I've warned you, your finger all make great vessels to get this spread to your mouth. It's so easy, it will be a staple in your entertaining arsenal!!! This is a great one for your kids to help too. Enjoy!

serves 16-20
prep time 20 Min
method Food Processor

Ingredients For pesto pea mousse stuffed cherry tomatoes

  • 1 lb
    frozen sweet peas
  • 1 pkg
    cream cheese,low fat or fat free room temperature
  • 2 clove
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1/2 c
    nuts of choice
  • 2 pkg
    fresh cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 c
    fresh basil leaves

How To Make pesto pea mousse stuffed cherry tomatoes

  • 1
    Take Peas out of the freezer, set aside.
  • 2
    Clean and cut the top off each of the cherry tomatoes. Scoop a tad out of each. Set in dish, standing up
  • 3
    In a food processor, put all your ingredients, except the tomatoes. Pulse till smooth
  • 4
    Place the processed mix into a plastic bag. Squeeze to one end, snip the corner off of the bag, making a piping bag out of it.
  • 5
    Squeeze the desired amount into the top of each tomato.
  • 6
    This mix also make a great topping on crackers for a party. It's easy and beautiful. Top with roasted red peppers , olives, jalapenos.