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This is the most wonderful appetizer during fresh tomato season.
This appetizer is so easy to make and so good!
Appetizer Recipes and
Tomato Recipes for more great cooking ideas.
Stuffed Caprise Tomatoes Recipe
Prep time: 20 min
Basil Vinaigrette (see recipe below)
10 plum or Roma
tomatoes, halved lengthwise
Fresh Mozzarella Cheese, cut into small cubes*
Fresh Mozzarella Cheese,
Mozzarella Cheese Making Kits, and
Mozzarella Cheese Slicers at What's Cooking America's Cooking Store.
Make Basil Vinaigrette; set aside. Halve
each tomato lengthwise; scrape out the insides with a spoon; discard insides.
In a small bowl, combine mozzarella cubes
with a little olive oil. Fill tomato halves with mozzarella cubes.
To serve, drizzle Basil Vinaigrette over the top of the mozzarella cubes in the tomato shells and place on a
large serving plate.
Makes 10 servings.
1 cup (packed) fresh
1/2 cup extra-virgin
2 tablespoons freshly-squeezed
Sherry Wine Vinegar
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
In the blender, add basil, olive oil, lemon juice, wine vinegar, and
Dijon mustard; Blend until mixture is a bright emerald green and slightly thick.
NOTE: The vinaigrette can be made ahead of time and
refrigerated. Serve at room temperature.