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Mini Caprese Bites

Prep Time10 mins
Servings: 8


  • 16 ripe grape or cherry tomatoes
  • 16 fresh mozzarella balls or chunks about the same size of the tomato
  • 16 basil leaves
  • 3 T. olive oil
  • 1 T. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • Sea salt and fresh ground pepper


  • Wash and dry the cherry tomatoes. Pierce the tomatoes with the toothpicks and lay them out on a plate.
  • Fold the basil leaf in half and push it onto each tomato, on the toothpick.
  • Next, push the chunk of mozzarella onto the toothpick, under the basil leaf.
  • Place each Caprese Bite onto a platter.
  • Whisk the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper and Italian seasoning together.
  • Drizzle the olive oil mixture over the tomatoes and serve!