Guacamole Tomato Boats for Cinco de Mayo


Photo Credit: Produce For Kids

If you’re looking for a healthy option for your kids for Cinco de Mayo look no further than these refreshing and HEALTHY Guacamole Tomato Boats. Produce for Kids has created some delicious and nutritious Mexican-inspired recipes that parents can feel good about enjoying with their family. They’re based around what else, fresh produce. These are a great way to incorporate more fruits and veggies into our meal planning. So grab your produce and follow the jump for the recipe.

Guacamole Tomato Boats (recipe compliments of Produce for Kids)
What you’ll need:
2 medium tomatoes on the vine
8 Tbsp. guacamole (liberal tablespoonfuls)
8 Tbsp. salsa
4 Tbsp. grated cheddar cheese

What to do:
1. Preheat oven to 400° F or turn broiler on High.

2. Wash and dry tomatoes.

3. Slice tomatoes in half, cross section wise, and scoop out the insides, being careful not to puncture/tear the bottom of the tomato half.

4. With open side of tomato facing up, fill with guacamole, then salsa, and garnish with cheddar cheese.

5. Bake/broil until cheese melts, then remove from oven.



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