These Caprese Bites are the perfect party appetizer! Fast, easy, and healthy made with cherry tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, and a drizzle of balsamic glaze. They’re a delicious single bite snack! Perfect for super bowl parties, game day, or anytime you need a quick healthy appetizer.

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Caprese Bites

These tomato and mozzarella Caprese Bites are my go-to appetizer anytime I need a quick, healthy appetizer. First of all, they don’t require any cooking or baking. So they’re perfect for a last minute party. Most importantly, they’re made from simple healthy ingredients for a delicious healthy appetizer. They’re a guiltless snack in contrast to all the chips, dips, pizza, and other greasy snacks.

One-Bite Appetizer

What’s better than an easy snack that doesn’t require a fork or plate? Because these Caprese Bites are skewered onto toothpicks, they’re the perfect one-bite size. You don’t even have to worry about getting utensils or your hands dirty!

 

How to Make Caprese Bites

  1. First, wash and dry tomatoes and basil.
  2. Then cut the cherry tomatoes and Cilieginemozzarella balls in half
  3. Depending on the size of the basil leaves, leave whole, or cut in half or thirds (should be 2.5-3 inches long).
  4. Assemble the Caprese bites by pairing half a tomato and half a mozzarella ball. Then set the tomato/mozzarella ball on top of a basil leaf.
  5. Next, secure the Caprese bite with a toothpick. Do this by going through one side of the basil leaf, skewering the cheese and tomato, then out through the other side of the basil leaf.
  6. Line up the Caprese bites on a serving dish and drizzle with Balsamic glaze  just before serving

Caprese Bites – Fast, Easy, & Healthy Appetizer

tomato mozzarella caprese bites on a platter

These Caprese Bites are the perfect party appetizer! Fast, easy, and healthy made with cherry tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, and a drizzle of balsamic glaze. They're a delicious single bite snack! Perfect for super bowl parties, game day, or anytime you need a quick healthy appetizer.

Ingredients

  • 15 cherry tomatoes
  • 15 fresh ciliegine mozzarella balls (ciliegine refers to the size - about the size of a cherry. Some brands also call them "pearls")
  • 1/2 oz. fresh basil leaves
  • [Balsamic glazehttps://amzn.to/2WxYZBB]

Instructions

  1. Wash and dry tomatoes and basil
  2. Cut cherry tomatoes and ciliegine mozzarella balls in half
  3. Depending on the size of the basil leaves, leave whole, or cut in half or thirds (should be 2.5-3 inches long)
  4. Assemble the caprese bites by pairing half a tomato and half a mozzarella ball on top of a basil leaf
  5. Secure the Caprese bite with a toothpick, going through one side of the basil leaf, skewering the cheese and tomato, and out through the other size of the basil leaf
  6. Line up the Caprese bites on a serving dish and drizzle with [Balsamic glazehttps://amzn.to/2WxYZBB] just before serving
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