Caprese Canapé Recipe

Caprese Canapé Recipe

November 9, 2012

Caprese Canapé Recipe

Have I got a tasty but healthy game day treat for you all today! And did I mention it’s a snap to put together? It’s a caprese canapé recipe! It’s the perfect snack for game day or any other time.

Caprese is traditionally a simple Italian salad from the Campania region of Italy. It is composed of tomato, mozzarella, basil and olive oil. It’s traditionally serve anti-pasta style before a meal and on a larger platter-type dish. It’s simple and incredibly delicious. I took this concept and translated it into a canapé.


  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup mini mozzarella pearls
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 4 tablespoons white balsamic vinaigrette
  • 2 tablespoons light good-quality olive oil
  • 30 small basil leaves
  • Toothpicks

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