Crisped little bread shells are filled with a savory cream cheese filling and topped with juicy cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, fresh basil and balsamic vinegar. These Caprese Tartlets are the perfect little finger food for your next gathering!
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 13minutes
Total Time 28minutes
Author Nicole Crocker
Salt and pepper to taste
4ounce ballFresh mozzarella,thinly sliced and quartered
Mixture of balsamic vinegar and olive oil for drizzling,optional
About 8 fresh basil leaves,chiffonade
Preheat oven to 375 Degrees F. Set a mini muffin tin aside.
Remove crusts from bread and using a rolling pin roll over bread several times to flattened.
Cut into quarters. Brush both sides of bread with olive oil and press into mini muffin tin.
In a small bowl mix together the cream cheese, garlic, dried basil and salt and pepper using a fork.
Spoon about 1/2 tsp into the bottom of each tart. Bake for 12-13 minutes.
Remove from oven and top with a piece of mozzarella, one or two slices of tomato and basil.
Add salt and freshly ground pepper to taste. Then drizzle with olive oil and balsamic vinegar if desired.