Cherry Tomato Bites
Here 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?
- 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
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.
Recipe by Cook Like James
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