Sunday, August 16, 2015

Easy Caprese Bites™

Need a quick no cook appetizer for your next outdoor get together, this is for you. 

1 lb mozzarella ball
16 cherry tomatoes
8 fresh basil leaves
3  - 3  1/2  T. Olive oil
1 clove garlic crushed chopped
1/8 - 1/4 tsp each: salt, pepper, balsamic vinegar, dried oregano, dried parsley
16 clean unused wooden toothpicks

Rinse tomatoes.

Peel, crush and chop garlic.

With a melon baller scoop mozzarella into 16  balls.

Rinse and pat dry 8 basil leaves. Cut basil leaves in half.

In a bowl combine ingredients, toss to coat.

Thread 1: cherry tomato, mozzarella ball and piece of basil onto wooden toothpick. 

 Place skewer onto a clean dish. Repeat process with remaining toothpicks, tomatoes, mozzarella and basil.

Place skewers in refrigerator until ready to serve.

Serves 4.

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