Thursday, August 11, 2011

Caprese Salad Bites

These little appetizers are yummy, fresh-tasting, and perfect for your next dinner party. Moreover, you don't have to use your oven, crockpot, or skillet. Just chop, skewer, and refrigerate until the guests arrive. This little app' is very versatile when it comes to wine pairing so just pick your favorite bottle of Italian red or white to make it the Italian feature of your next wine/dinner party.

What you need:
16 small marinated mozzarella balls, halved
16 cherry tomatoes, halved
32 small basil leaves (or large cut in half)
3 tbsp olive oil (from mozzarella marinade)
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
Salt & Pepper
32 toothpicks

What you do:
1. Skewer 1/2 mozzarella ball, basil leaf, and 1/2 cherry tomato onto toothpick, repeat. Arrange on platter.
2. Drizzle with olive oil (from mozzarella ball marinade) and balsamic vinegar. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
3. Chill until ready to serve.

1 comment:

  1. Such pretty little nibbles. Company would adore this treat.


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