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Caprese Bites


This fun and easy appetizer involves all the tastes of classic a classic caprese salad, but in miniature form. Held together by a toothpick, they're perfect for passing around during a summer cocktail party. 

Ready in
15 m


  • 2 Cups bunch basil
  • 2 Cups grape tomatoes
  • 8 Ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, cubed
  • Extra-virgin olive oil, as needed
  • Balsamic vinaigrette, as needed
  • Salt, to taste


Pick the larger basil leaves from the bunch and set aside. Carefully push toothpick near the bottom of one end of a basil leaf. Add 1 grape tomato, and 1 mozzarella cube and secure with the other end of the basil leaf. Continue to assembly the caprese bites and set out on a platter. Drizzle with extra-virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Sprinkle with salt.