Plum Tomato and Mozzarella Caprese Toast

Plum Tomato and Mozzarella Caprese Toast

Sylvia Melendez-Klinger, MS, RD, Grain Foods Foundation
Never underestimate the power of simplicity. These delicious canapés marry creamy mozzarella, sweet tomatoes and piquant balsamic for an unbeatable snack or lunch.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Servings 8 people


  • 8 plum tomatoes sliced thick
  • 12 oz fresh mozzarella cheese cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh basil leaves
  • ½ cup to 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 medium loaf Italian bread


  • Assemble as follow: Place 2 tomato slices and 1 to 2 mozzarella cheese slices over lightly toasted Italian bread.
  • Sprinkle with basil and drizzle balsamic vinegar.
Keyword Italian Bread, Mozzarella Cheese, Tomato
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