Baked Caprese Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Baked Caprese Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Baked Caprese Salad

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"A baguette of French bread is cut into slices and toasted with roma tomato and fresh mozzarella cheese slices, then sprinkled with snipped fresh basil leaves and drizzled with extra-virgin olive oil."

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Original recipe makes 30 crostini Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    25 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  2. Arrange slices of baguette onto a baking sheet and brush both sides of each slice with 2 tablespoons olive oil. Sprinkle with sea salt.
  3. Toast the bread in the preheated oven until lightly golden brown and crisp, about 5 minutes. Flip the bread slices over and top each slice with a slice of tomato and a slice of mozzarella cheese. Sprinkle with salt.
  4. Return crostini to the oven and bake until tomato and mozzarella slices are warmed through, about 5 more minutes.
  5. Arrange the crostini onto a serving platter and sprinkle with basil. Drizzle with remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil and sprinkle lightly with more sea salt and black pepper.
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Aug 05, 2012

This is a solid recipe - however I would recommend toasting the bread under the broiler flip and top then back to the broiler for just long enough for the cheese to start to melt. I think I prefer to dice up the tomatoes with the basil and some olive oil. It is easier to eat without a knife and fork. Thanks for a tasty recipe. BTW - I served this with a balsamic glaze.

 
Jul 28, 2012

Wonderful appetizer!

 

6 Ratings

Dec 21, 2012

This was delicious. I served it at my holiday party and everyone couldn't get enough. We really like the crunchiness of the bread.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 233 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 18.9 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 30 mg
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 12.3 g
  • 19%
  • Fiber
  • 1.1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 10.7 g
  • 21%
  • Sodium
  • 273 mg
  • 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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