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Mini Bacon Lettuce in Tomato Cups

Big BLT flavor in a mini bite.

30 mins
24 Serving(s)
Mini Bacon Lettuce in Tomato Cups


  • 2 slices thick-cut smoked bacon
  • 2 tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 1/8 tsp. fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup packed baby arugula
  • 24 cherry tomatoes
  • 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened


  1. In large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat 8 minutes or until crispy, stirring occasionally. Transfer to paper towel-lined plate; cool. Crumble into bite-sized pieces.
  2. With sharp knife, trim off about 1/8-inch-thick slice from stem end of tomatoes. With 1/4 teaspoon measuring spoon, carefully scoop out pulp and seeds from tomatoes making sure bottom and side of tomatoes are intact. Place tomatoes, cut side down, on paper towel-lined cookie sheet; let stand 10 minutes to drain.
  3. In small bowl, combine cheese, mayonnaise and black pepper until smooth. Transfer to small zip-top plastic bag; snip off bottom corner. Place 1 arugula leaf in each tomato; fill with cheese mixture. Top with bacon pieces.

Nutrition Facts

24 Calories Per ServingFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 37mgCarbohydrates: 1gSugars: 1gProtein: 1g

Actual nutritional values may vary depending on specific ingredients used and/or modifications to the recipe