Tomato Tulips

Pat Duran


This is a great recipe found on gastrobasket, 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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4 to 6
35 Min


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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

How to Make Tomato Tulips


  • 1Separate 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.
  • 2Mix 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.
  • 3Making 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.

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About Tomato Tulips

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

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