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Tomatoes Stuffed with Apple-Walnut Salad Filling

These delightful Tomatoes Stuffed with Apples and Walnuts are one of the easiest sides to make. It's nearly a no-cook recipe. Simply pick a few fresh, large, plump tomatoes and scoop out its contents. Then mix the chopped tomatoes with diced apples, cooked chicken, walnuts, the dressing and rest of the ingredients. Serve this chilled as a starter or a side to roasts, barbecues and main dishes. This was inspired by a previous blog post and is an Asian In America recipe. Serves 2 to 4.
Prep Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Asian, Filipino
Keyword: Tomatoes Apples Walnut Salad
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 626kcal
Author: Elizabeth Ann Quirino

Ingredients

  • 6 large tomatoes Beefsteak variety, used for salads
  • 2 large Fuji apples or delicious variety, peeled, diced
  • 1 piece lemon
  • 1/2 cup cooked chicken breast diced
  • 1 stalk celery chopped
  • 1/2 cup cubed sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup walnuts chopped coarsely
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper powder
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh parsley for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  • Prepare the tomatoes by slicing off the top. Scoop out the contents and chop the tomato filling into small cubes. Set aside.
  • Peel and cut the apples into small cubes. Sprinkle with the juice of  a one lemon. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the filling ingredients: chopped tomatoes, apples,celery, cooked chicken cubes, cheese, walnuts, mayonnaise, sour cream and raisins. Season with salt and black pepper.
  • Stuff each of the tomatoes with the filling. Chill in the refrigerator till ready to serve. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 626kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 53g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 912mg | Potassium: 1042mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 2525IU | Vitamin C: 53.5mg | Calcium: 103mg | Iron: 2.3mg