Plum Tomato and Mozzarella Caprese Toast

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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Yields: 8 servings
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.


  • 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 to 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 medium loaf Italian bread

Try this tasty recipe for Plum Tomato and Mozzarella Caprese Toast, which is not only packed with grains but is also under 500 calories.


  1. Assemble as follow: Place 2 tomato slices and 1 to 2 mozzarella cheese slices over lightly toasted Italian bread.
  2. Sprinkle with basil and drizzle balsamic vinegar.