Mini Caprese Bites: 1 pt. cherry tomatoes, halved 1/2 pound fresh mozzarella, cut into cubes 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper Fresh basil leaves Kosher salt and pepper to taste
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Fun Finger Foods - Cut 1 cm off the cherry tomatoes, remove the seeds. Fil w/ the tomatoe tapenade and finish w/a mini mozzarella ball. Put on a skewer. In a small bowl, mix the x virg olive oil, lemon zest & parsley. Roll the skewers in the oil, put in a serving vase or platter.
Caprese Tart with Roasted Tomatoes:Ingredients for the roasted tomatoes •10 tomatoes, sliced into 1cm slices •2 tablespoons olive oil •5 sprigs fresh thyme •sea salt flakes •pinch of sugar •black pepper for the tart •1 roll, ready-made puff pastry, defrosted •200g buffalo mozzarella/fior di latte, sliced into ½ cm slices •1 egg, beaten •fresh basil leaves
When I make these, I don't cut the tomatoes in half and I buy the mini ball mozzarella to make it VERY easy. I use slightly longer skewers and put them in a martini glass rather than on a plate. Sooo cute and DELICIOUS!!!!
Caprese Skewers ~1 pint cherry tomatoes 1 bunch basil leaves 8oz fresh mozzarella cheese Balsamic vinegar, for drizzling 2-3 dozen long toothpicks/skewers ~Slice tomatoes in half. Slice mozzarella in chunks. Slide mozzarella on toothpick. Fold basil leaf in half or thirds,nestle next to mozzarella. Slide tomato on bottom of skewer, Drizzle lightly w/vinegar.