A simple, elegant appetizer that is a sure crowd-pleaser at parties.

Author: Vallery
  • 20 grape tomatoes
  • 8 oz. fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into 1-inch cuves
  • 1 bunch of fresh basil
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine or balsamic vinegar
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  1. Whisk oil and vinegar together.  Drizzle over tomatoes and cheese.
  2. Thread tomatoes, cheese, and basil onto toothpicks (one grape tomato, one basil leaf, and one 1-inch cube of cheese).  Season to taste.