2 dozen cherry tomatoes
2-3 slabs mozzarella cheese
2 dozen basil leaves
salt to taste
2 tbsp olive oil
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
1/2 cup freshly chopped parsley leaves
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
Tomato and mozzarella bites are one of the easiest starters to make. You can also serve these as refreshments. Their bite sized portions are very appetizing.
All the ingredients are available throughout the year so you can prepare these delicious appetizers no matter what the season!
It doesn’t need to be cooked but you can choose to season it.
Let’s have a look at how this starter is made.
This is one of the healthiest appetizers that you can prepare. It is made with raw vegetables, comprising of tomatoes and basil leaves. The addition of mozzarella slices makes it all the more delicious and nutritious at the same time.
The mozzarella slices contain calcium. The tomatoes have vitamin C and the basil leaves have antioxidants. All three of these ingredients have something valuable to add to your meal. However, the mozzarella cheese also contains a lot of fat. Therefore, you should eat it in moderation to avoid any extra calories.
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Tomatoes which are a popular ingredient in almost all Italian cuisines were not so popular once upon a time. People used to think, it was a poisonous fruit because of its relationship with belladonna.