BLT Poppers

A recipe from OSF Healthcare Registered Dietitian Ashley Simper

Here's healthier bite size version of the traditional sandwich that will score big on game day!3

BLT Poppers

Here's what you'll need:

  • 12 roma tomatoes
  • 12 slices turkey bacon, cooked and chopped
  • ¼ cup finely diced red onion
  • 1 avocado, peeled, seeded and diced
  • ¼ cup reduced fat crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons plain, nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 2 Tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • Ground black pepper to taste
  • Shredded lettuce to garnish


  1. Using a sharp paring knife, cut off top/stem of tomato. Place tomato cut-side down on the cutting board and slice through the tomato lengthwise to make 2 halves. Cut around the edges of each half and scoop out flesh and seeds with a spoon.
  2. In a medium bowl, add turkey bacon, onion, avocado, feta cheese, yogurt, mayonnaise and garlic. Mix well.
  3. Stuff each tomato with bacon mixture, sprinkle with ground black pepper and top with shredded lettuce

This recipes serves 12

Nutrition Information

Per 2 BLT poppers

  • Calories: 99
  • Total Fat: 5.5 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Sodium: 190 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4 g
  • Sugars: 4 g
  • Protein: 4 g

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