Prep Time: 20 minutes
Rich, smoky trout in little tomato ?cups? makes a festive, easy-to-eat combination. You can use both red and yellow cherry tomatoes, if desired.
1/4 pound smoked trout (remove skin if necessary)
2 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
Freshly ground black pepper
30 large cherry tomatoes (1 pint)
Chopped fresh chives for garnish (optional)
Place trout in a medium bowl and break up into small pieces with a fork. Add sour cream, lemon juice, and chives; stir to combine. Season generously with pepper.
Using a serrated knife, cut 1/2 inch off the stem end of each tomato and a tiny bit off the bottom so the tomatoes will stand. Remove the seeds using a small melon baller. Fill each hollow tomato with a generous 1/2 teaspoon of the trout salad. Sprinkle each with a few chives, if using, and serve.
Makes 10 (3-piece) servings
Nutrition at a Glance
Per serving: 40 calories, 2 g fat, 0.5 g saturated fat, 3 g protein, 3 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber, 75 mg sodium
Make-Ahead: Trout salad can be made up to 1 day in advance; refrigerate in a covered container and bring to room temperature before using. Tomatoes can be hollowed out up to 1 hour before the party; cover with plastic wrap but do not refrigerate. Fill shortly before serving.
Reprinted from: The South Beach Diet Parties & Holidays Cookbook: Healthy Recipes for Entertaining Family And Friends by Arthur Agatston, MD ? 2006 Arthur Agatston, M.D. Permission granted by Rodale, Inc., Emmaus, PA 18098. Available wherever books are sold or directly from the publisher by calling at (800) 848-4735.
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