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Summer Entertaining Guide Back to Appetizers

Tomato and Mozzarella Bites

4.5 stars
By: MADDIECAT
"A great way to serve tomato mozzarella salad. Great presentation. Always a hit. You can find the bite-sized mozzarella at most supermarkets. If they are on the larger side, cut them in half."
Recipe Provided by allrecipes.com
  • Prep Time 20 Minutes
  • Cook Time N/A
  • Ready In 20 Minutes
  • Serves 8

Ingredients

  • 20 grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 20 fresh basil leaves
  • 20 small balls fresh mozzarella cheese (often labeled bocconcini)
  • 0.2 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste
  • 0.5 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 0.2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 20 toothpicks

Directions

  • 1. Using a toothpick, spear a half of a tomato, a piece of basil, a mozzarella ball, and another half of a tomato. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Place on a serving dish and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Mix the vinegar and oil together in a small bowl to serve as a dipping sauce.

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving: Calories 225 | Total Fat 17.9g | Saturated Fat 8.1g | Cholesterol 39mg | Sodium 152mg | Carbohydrates 5.4g | Fiber 0.5g | Protein 9.4g

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