Tomato and Mozzarella Bites

Tomato and Mozzarella Bites


"A great way to serve tomato mozzarella salad. Great presentation; always a hit! You can find the bite-sized mozzarella ('Bocconcini') at most supermarkets. If they are on the larger side, cut them in half."
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30 m servings 225 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Calories:
  • 225 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 17.9 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.4g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 9.4 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 152 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Amount Per Serving
  • * 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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  1. Using a toothpick, spear a half of a tomato, a leaf of basil, a mozzarella ball, and another half of a tomato. Repeat with remaining ingredients.
  2. Place on a serving dish and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Mix the vinegar and oil together in a small bowl to serve as a dipping sauce.


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Sooo goooood!! I literally JUST posted this recipe on here as well after finding a similar one a different site. I brought these last night to a picnic and they were a hit! There were none left ...

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Very pretty! However, the cheese started drying out very quickly after I set the tray out. It tasted much better when I started making them than when they actually were eaten just about an hou...

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Sooo goooood!! I literally JUST posted this recipe on here as well after finding a similar one a different site. I brought these last night to a picnic and they were a hit! There were none left ...

I used Ciliegine Mozzarella (the smallest fresh mozzarella balls) but I wish I had been more concerned w/ the quality of the mozzarella instead of the size. The brand I chose was completely flav...

If you only use 1/2 grape tomato, basil leaf, & 1/2 mozzarella ball on a toothpick, you have a 1 bite snack! Yummy!

I use grape tomatoes and mozzarella balls approximately the same size and cut both in half,placing them on a toothpick starting with 1/2 tomato,piece of basil,mozzarella,basil and tomato,place ...

I served these at an appetizer party and everyone thought they were really cute and tasty. Instead of using the balsamic vinegar as a dip, I drizzled it on top of the bites with some zesty ital...

I, too, used the oil and vinegar as a marinade and found these to be a very easy, tasty appetizer. Since I don't like salty food, I orginally didn't add much salt, but upped the amount after re...

Very easy to make, I had my daughter put them together. I did purchase the fresh mozzarella in the dairy section and cut it into 1/2 in cubes, the fresh mozzarella mini balls were a little price...

This was really good! I used the marinated braid from Trader Joes, just unbraided it and cut in chunks. It made about 40 of them. I poured the whole thing of evoo and balsomic vinegar over th...

These rocked!! Everyone at the bbq that I took it to LOVED it, AND requested it. Thank you to all who suggested the marinated mozzarella from Trader Joes - yum! This hands down will become one o...

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