Recipe-199-Roasted Cherry Tomato Caprese
If you love classic caprese salad but want to shake things up a bit, try out this delicious roasted cherry tomato caprese recipe! This combination of fresh mozzarella, sweet ripe tomatoes, fragrant basil leaves and herbs will tantalize your taste buds and make for a flavorful meal. This dish is perfect for any time of year - plus it's easy enough that anyone can make it. Let the oven do all the work and enjoy the deliciously melted cheese mixed with juicy tomatoes in no time at all. Get creative by adding some balsamic glaze or switch up the cheese if you'd like - you'll be sure to have an impressive spread when your family sits down to indulge in this classic Italian starter!
- 4 cups cherry tomatoes
- 4 sprigs thyme
- 4 garlic cloves, smashed
- 8 ounces mozzarella, torn
- 4 slices rustic bread
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tsp salt
Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a baking pan with parchment paper.
Place the tomatoes, thyme, garlic, and 2/3 of the olive oil in the pan and season with salt.
- Roast for 40 minutes until the tomatoes are golden brown.
5 minutes before you take the tomatoes out of the oven, brush the bread slices with the remaining olive oil and toast in the oven for 3-5 minutes.
- Arrange the mozzarella pieces on a platter and spoon the warm tomato mixture including the juices over. Season to taste.
- Serve hot with the toasted bread.
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