Mary Kay Andrews' 'Mater Tots

Mary Kay Andrews' 'mater Tots

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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

How to Make Mary Kay Andrews' 'Mater Tots


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

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About Mary Kay Andrews' 'Mater Tots

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

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