July 11, 2022
This tasty egg salad stuffed tomato is a fresh twist on a classic lunchbox favorite.
It’s a quick idea you can assemble easily, first thing in the morning in the same amount of time it would take you to throw together a sandwich. Let me show you how.
Healthy Egg Salad Stuffed Tomato
These egg salad stuffed tomatoes are a simple recipe that tastes great with my mayo-free egg salad, which is made with Greek yogurt and has the same classic flavor but less fat.
To pack it into a tomato, we remove the seeds and pulp and then fill it with the salad. It’s a super light meal and works great with fresh summer tomatoes.
For bigger appetites, you’ll definitely want to pack two, along with some crackers and additional snacks.
What is in an Egg Salad Stuffed Tomato
Let’s take a look at everything you need to make an egg salad stuffed tomato:
- Tomatoes: whole slicing tomatoes are perfect.
- Egg Salad: made the night before.
- Black olives: for an optional topping.
- Fresh berries: pack this lunch with your favorite fruit.
- Veggies: sliced cucumber and carrots.
*I recommend adding a plastic cutlery set into the lunch bag so your kids can easily cut the tomatoes without making a mess. Learn more about how to pack egg salad for lunch here.
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How to Pack this Egg Salad Stuffed Tomato for Lunch
Once you’ve made the filling, these egg salad stuffed tomatoes take less than 5 minutes to assemble. Grab your compartmentalized lunch container, and let’s make it happen:
- Prep the tomato
Use a knife to slice off the top of the tomato and carve out the seeds and pulp. If necessary, use a spoon to help remove the seeds.
- Fill it up
Generously scoop the egg salad into the center of the tomato, top it with black olives, and place the tomato inside the lunch container.
- Make it a meal
Fill the remaining compartments with your choice of snacks. If you include crackers or dry ingredients in this lunch, keep them separate from the berries, veggies, and tomatoes so they don’t get soggy.
- Keep it Fresh
Pack the lunch container into a lunch bag with an ice pack.
I have all sorts of lunch recipes to make with egg salad. It’s such a useful lunch ingredient that’s high in protein and made with a few hard-boiled eggs and pantry staples.
Watch the short video below to see this recipe come together.
Easy Egg Salad Stuffed Tomato
- 1-2 medium tomatoes, tops and green stems removed
- ¾ cup egg salad
- 1 cup mixed berries
- ½ cucumber, sliced
- ½ cup carrot chips
- Use a knife to cut off the tops of the tomato and carve out the seeds and pulp. *A spoon may be necessary to help scoop out the center.
- Fill the tomato with the egg salad, top with black olives, and place it into a lunch container.
- Add the berries and veggies to the empty compartments and close the container.
- Pack the lunch box into a lunch bag with an ice pack, or refrigerate it until lunchtime.