Tarragon. I love the word, and I love the herb. It just sounds so elegant, don’t you think? These colorful, sweet campari tomatoes were perfect with chopped chicken and fresh tarragon.
The campari tomatoes are just the right size to stuff, but if you can’t find them at your local grocery store, just buy the largest cherry tomatoes you can find.
If you didn’t want to use tomatoes, you could use cucumber slices instead. Hmmmm. I think I’ll have to try that idea out the next time!
Happy, healthy cooking!
- 16 small Campari Tomatoes
- 1 cup quinoa
- ½ cup onion, diced
- 1 stalk celery, diced
- 8 ounces cooked chicken breast, chopped into small pieces
- 1 tablespoon tarragon, finely chopped
- 1 tablespoon parsley, finely chopped
- ½ small lemon, juiced
- 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
- 4 tablespoons light sour cream
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1. Slice the tops off of the tomatoes and scoop insides out with a melon baller.
- 2. Cook quinoa according to package directions.
- 3. Combine lemon juice, sour cream, mayonnaise, parsley and tarragon in a small bowl.
- 4. Combine quinoa, chicken, celery, onion and sauce.
- 5. Stuff tomatoes with chicken salad.
What’s good for me in this dish?
Tomatoes provide a great source of vitamins C, A and K. Not to mention the antioxidant and cancer preventing benefits of Lycopene. Tomatoes support colon and prostate health, as well as good source of potassium and a good source of niacin, vitamin B6, and folate to support a healthy heart.
Lean chicken breasts are a complete protein, with less saturated fat than beef. Chicken also has cancer protecting B vitamins, including Niacin and B6 for energy.
Total Fat: 3.37g
Total Carbs: 21.73g
Dietary Fiber: 3.60g
Old Weight Watchers Points 3
Nutrition details obtained from whfoods.org, nutritiondata.com, about.com, and abouthomecooking.com I am not a licensed nutritionist, nor a medical professional, and do not mean this information as medical or nutrition advice. See your medical professional if you have questions regarding your nutritional needs.