Caprese salad ingredients--tomatoes, basil, mozzarella cheese--arranged creatively on Ritz crackers make adorable ladybug bites.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Top each cracker with 1 EACH cheese slice and basil leaf.

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  • Add 1 tomato half to each for the lady bug's body, 1 olive piece for the head and 2 green onion strips for the antennae.

  • Brush with balsamic glaze; sprinkle with sesame seed.

Tips:

Substitute coarsely cracked black pepper for the sesame seed.

Fun Variation: To add some "flight" to each lady bug, cut cherry tomato halves in half and arrange, fanned slightly apart, on crackers.

Substitute thin fresh chive strips for the green onion strips.

Nutrition Facts

83 calories; protein 3.1g; carbohydrates 6.3g; fat 5g; cholesterol 11mg; sodium 98.2mg. Full Nutrition
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2 Ratings
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Rating: 4 stars
12/15/2018
These were pretty easy to make (and fun for a happy hour party:-) but the spots are nearly impossible to apply. Read More
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