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Tomato and Marinated Baby Bocconcini Appetizers

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“Great simple finger food. Perfect with pre-dinner drinks or for a cocktail party. No cooking required. Simple and elegant. Please note that the majority of the oil counted in the nutrition panel is discarded as the marinade.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
8
YIELD:
16 pieces
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 13 cup olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil, fresh can be used if finely shredded
  • 16 bambino bocconcini (can substitute 8 regular size bocconcini -cut in half orr cherry bocconcini)
  • 16 leaves rocket
  • 8 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 16 toothpicks

Directions

  1. Combine the oil, vinegar and basil in a medium bowl. Add the cheese and toss to coat in the marinade. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Drain cheese and discard the marinade.
  3. Wrap each cheese in a piece of rocket.(The larger rocket leaves work best ). Place on top of a tomato half and spear with a toothpick.

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