Cherry Tomato Bites

By Carrie's Experimental Kitchen

Here's another simple appetizer I made for Easter, but they would also be wonderful any time of year. (Hmmm...I bet Mom would love these on Mother's Day!) I just love the classic flavors of tomato, basil and mozzarella cheese, don't you?

Serving Size: 12

  • 12 cherry tomatoes
  • 6 CILIEGINE fresh mozzarella (the small mozzarella balls)
  • 6 fresh basil leaves
  • balsamic vinegar
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • kosher salt
  • fresh ground black pepper
  1. Cut the tops off of each tomato and hollow out the inside using a small, sharp knife. Cut each mozzarella cheese ball in half and place a half inside each tomato. Chop the fresh basil and add a little to each tomato and place on a serving dish. When ready to serve, sprinkle the top with salt and pepper, then drizzle on the vinegar and olive oil. Makes 12.
​Recipe by Cook Like James.

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