Tomato and Mozzarella Bites


These tomato and mozzarella bites are a great way to serve tomato-mozzarella salad as a party appetizer. Great presentation; always a hit! You can find bite-sized mozzarella called bocconcini at most supermarkets. If they are on the larger side, cut them in half.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
20 skewers


  • 20 toothpicks

  • 20 grape or cherry tomatoes, halved

  • 20 fresh basil leaves

  • 20 small balls fresh mozzarella cheese (often labeled bocconcini)

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • ½ cup balsamic vinegar

  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil


  1. Thread a tomato half, a basil leaf, a mozzarella ball, and another tomato half onto a toothpick. Repeat with remaining ingredients.

  2. Arrange toothpicks on a serving platter and season with salt and pepper.

  3. Mix vinegar and oil together in a small bowl to serve as a dipping sauce.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

58 Calories
6g Fat
2g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 58
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Sodium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 4mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 10mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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