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Basil Tomato Caprese

Grey tray with cherry tomatoes and mozzarella on skewers

Tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, fresh basil, and balsamic vinegar can be combined in so many ways for a cool, refreshing snack before dinner or to complement a light summer lunch. These colorful tidbits naturally showcase themselves on bright Zak melamine serving trays and plates, durable, light and perfect for outdoor dining.

Blue bowl of fresh mozzarella

Cherry tomatoes, basil and fresh mozzarella

Blue plate with bite size tomato and basil sandwiches

Basil Tomato Caprese Recipe Instructions

Basil Tomato Caprese Recipe

Ingredients

For the Kebobs
  • Toothpick of choice
  • Red and orange cherry tomatoes
  • Green olives
  • Fresh mozzarella balls
  • Fresh basil leaves
  • Balsamic vinegar
For Bite Size Tomato Sandwiches
  • Red and orange cherry tomatoes
  • Fresh basil leaves
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Fresh mozzarella
  • Decorative toothpicks

Directions

For the Kebobs
  1. Spear the tomatoes, a small piece of mozzarella.
  2. Nest the spears in a basil leaf.
  3. Choose cup shaped basil leaves to hold the balsamic vinegar for dipping.
For Bite Size Tomato Sandwiches
  1. Slice the cherry tomatoes almost in half.
  2. Fill each tomato with a folded basil leaf and a small piece of fresh mozzarella.
  3. Spear with a toothpick.
  4. Choose cup shaped basil leaves to hold the balsamic vinegar for dipping.