Caprese Bread Tartlets

Easy Christmas Eve Appetizers
Easy Christmas Eve Appetizers
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Ingredients

6 slices Whole grain bread
9 Cherry tomatoes each sliced in 4 slices
6 leaves Basil thinly sliced
10 Cherry bocconcini each sliced in 4 slices
1 tsp Olive oil extra virgin, for dressing, plus more for brushing
Sea salt to taste
Black pepper to taste
For brushing the bread:
⅛ cup Olive oil

Nutritional information

58
calories
3g
fat
7g
carbohydrates
1g
protein
1g
fiber
63mg
sodium
Ingredients
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Caprese Bread Tartlets

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Enjoy an appealing party appetizer with this easy recipe for Caprese Bread Tartlets! Made from toasted whole grain bread, piled high with bocconcini, tomatoes, and basil, these tartlets are a breeze to make and delicious to eat. They are fun and small and can be easily eaten in a bite or two. 

The details are simple, start with the bread cases. Remove the crusts from the bread, and, using a rolling pin, roll the bread as thin as possible. Cut out 2 rounds from each bread slice. Coat each side of the bread with olive oil, press into a pan, and bake until crispy and golden. Add the filling when the bread cases have completely cooled. Serve and enjoy! 

To make the Caprese Bread Tartlets, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Caprese Bread Tartlets

Steps to make Caprese Bread Tartlets

1

Preheat oven

5

Preheat the oven to 350 °F.

2

Remove crusts from bread

1

Using a sharp knife, remove the crusts from 6 slices of bread.

3

Cut out

2

Use a rolling pin to flatten each bread slice as thin as possible. Once flattened, use a 2½-inch round cookie cutter to cut out 2 rounds from each slice.

4

Press bread rounds into pan

2

Brush both sides of the bread rounds with olive oil. Press the bread rounds into a 12-hole mince pie or muffin pan.

5

Bake

12

Bake for 12-15 minutes, turning around the pan halfway through cooking for even baking, until lightly browned.

6

Cool

Remove from the oven and place on a wire rack to cool completely.

7

Prepare filling

2

In a bowl, combine sliced tomatoes, bocconcini, basil, and 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.

8

Assemble

3

Fill the bread cases with the prepared filling.

9

Serve

Serve immediately on a large platter and enjoy!

These Caprese Bread Tartlets make for great party hors d'oeuvres! We are all about easy to make and delicious to eat party appetizers that take barely any effort to whip up. So, give this recipe a go soon, and please tag #cookmerecipes in your posts!

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Athina

Easy and so fresh appetizers! Thanks for sharing!

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