Caprese Stuffed TomatoesCaprese Stuffed Tomatoes

Are you a Caprese lover? I’m crazy about anything Caprese so I’m always looking for different ways to have it! This Caprese stuffed tomatoes recipe is a variation of the traditional Caprese salad and I have to tell you is delicious. I could have about half dozen of these in one sitting!

Caprese Stuffed Tomatoes

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If you are looking for an easy, delicious and super healthy option for a dinner, side dish or even an appetizer, this recipe is your perfect option!

Either if it’s a lazy Sunday, a get-together or any occasion you can never be wrong with Caprese. I love this type of salads because you don’t need to spend much time in the kitchen. It’s like my Pinto beans salad. In a few minutes, you have a delicious and healthy salad that you can have alone or as a side dish. I usually have them at dinner alone! Yummm

Ingredients:

  • 8 big Tomatoes
  • 4 fresh mozzarella balls chopped {small cubes}
  • ½ cup of chopped black olives
  • Fresh basil chopped {extra for garnish if you want}
  • ½ tsp dried Oregano
  • ½ tsp dried basil
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin Oil
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper {optional} to taste
  • Lettuce leaves {as many as you like}

Directions:

In a medium bowl mix all the ingredients and mix well. Set in the fridge for 20 or 30 minutes.

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Wash your tomatoes and using a knife remove the all the pith, seeds and jelly.  Also with a teaspoon you can remove any remains. Leave it empty.

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Fill each tomato with the mozzarella mixture.

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In a dish make a bed of lettuce and place all your Caprese stuffed tomatoes. Decorate with fresh basil {optional}.

Serve and enjoy!

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Caprese Stuffed Tomatoes

These Caprese Stuffed Tomatoes are a delicious variation of the traditional Caprese salad that your whole family will love!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author Camila

Ingredients

  • 8 big Tomatoes
  • 4 fresh mozzarella balls chopped {small cubes}
  • ½ cup of chopped black olives
  • Fresh basil chopped {extra for garnish if you want}
  • ½ tsp dried Oregano
  • ½ tsp dried basil
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin Oil
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper {optional} to taste
  • Lettuce leaves {as many as you like}

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl mix all the ingredients and mix well. Set in the fridge for 20 or 30 minutes.
  2. Wash your tomatoes and using a knife remove the all the pith, seeds and jelly. Also with a tea spoon you can remove any remains. Leave it empty.
  3. Fill each tomato with the mozzarella mixture.
  4. In a dish make a bed of lettuce and place all your caprese stuffed tomatoes. Decorate with fresh basil {optional}.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

 

Woot… These are so good! I already ate them and I’m still drooling while I write this post LOL. So gonna make more soon!

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How about you? Have you had Caprese salad like this before? Any tip to make it even better? Tell me all about it in comments!

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7 Comments on Caprese Stuffed Tomatoes

  1. avatar
    Winnie says:
    November 22, 2015

    These look fantastic !!
    I have no doubt that the taste if wonderful, but they also very elegant to serve :)

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      Camila says:
      November 18, 2015

      Yayyyy I’m not alone!!! LOL… me too! Caprese is always a YESSSSS for me!!! Thank you so much for sharing the recipe, so much appreciated!!!
      Hugs!!!

  2. avatar
    November 16, 2015

    Looks yummy ! I had to look up Caprese, didn’t know what it was, but sounds really good. Thanks for sharing!

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      Camila says:
      November 16, 2015

      It is really good Linda! You will love it… there are many ways to have caprese, as a salad, in pizzas, panini, and I wanted to make one a bit different and fun! Glad you like this!
      XOXO

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      Camila says:
      November 11, 2015

      Thank you Florian! So gad you think so, and I’m sure you would love how it tastes! I’m kind of addicted now!
      Hugs

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