Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Bruschetta "Caterpillars"

I am a huge fan of caprese salads and bruschetta. These little bites use all of the same flavors only are packed down into little bite size bundles. I think next time I make these, I will make the balsamic into a thick reduction so that it stays on the tomatoes a little bit better. And also add a lot more basil!


1 pint Cherry tomatoes
20-30 Mozzarella Pearls
1 Tbs. (approx) balsamic vinegar
Fresh Basil, chopped

Slice the tomatoes hasselback style, slicing about 3/4 of the way through. Make 4 or 5 slices in each cherry tomato. Slice the pearl Mozzarella balls into thin slices. Place a slice of Mozzarella cheese into the hasselback tomatoes. Top with a fresh piece of chopped basil, and drizzle with balsamic vinegar.

(Above picture is from a 4th of July party)

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