Inside Out BLTs


Plum tomatoes act as an edible bowl for a stuffing made of bacon, lettuce, and bread crumbs.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Bake Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 3 slices bacon

  • cup chopped romaine lettuce

  • cup coarse soft bread crumbs

  • 2 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese

  • 2 teaspoon olive oil

  • 2 medium plum tomatoes

  • teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 2 teaspoon mayonnaise

  • Cherry tomatoes, halved (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. In large skillet cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Drain on paper towels; chop.

  2. In medium bowl combine bacon, lettuce, crumbs, cheese, and olive oil; mix well. Set aside. Halve plum tomatoes lengthwise. Scoop out insides leaving 1/4- to 1/2-inch shell. Sprinkle inside of each tomato half with pepper. Brush with some of the mayonnaise. Mound bacon mixture in tomatoes; transfer to baking pan.

  3. Roast tomatoes, uncovered, 10 to 12 minutes or until tomatoes start to wilt. Serve with cherry tomatoes. Makes 2 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

98 Calories
8g Fat
10g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 98
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 217mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 6.5mg 33%
Calcium 40.4mg 3%
Iron 0.4mg 2%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Related Articles