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Baked Caprese Tomatoes

  • Author: Krista
  • prep_time Prep Time: 5 mins
  • cook_time Cook Time: 10 mins
  • total_time Total Time: 15 mins
  • yield Yield: 20-25 slices 1x
  • category Category: Appetizer
  • method Method: Oven
  • cuisine Cuisine: Italian


Baked Caprese Tomatoes are an easy Italian appetizer that everybody loves! They’re quick & simple to prepare and they look so classy! You can serve them as a topping for toast, too.



  • 5 tomatoes, 1/4″ slices (on-the-vine kind or beef steak)
  • 2025 fresh basil leaves
  • 8 oz. fresh mozzarella, sliced
  • olive oil
  • salt & pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 450.
  2. Slice your tomatoes in 1/4″ slices and place on baking sheet.
  3. Place 1 slice of fresh mozzarella on each slice of tomato.
  4. Season with olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  5. Place 1 fresh basil leaf on each tomato mozzarella slice.
  6. Put in oven and bake for 8-10 minutes. (or until cheese is melted and slightly browned)
  7. Serve them up and scarf down! πŸ™‚

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