Caprese Crackers

caprese crackers Winter, it’s time for you to go!!! I mean, really, please leave and bring on a gorgeous spring followed by a nice warm summer with lots and lots of delicious tomatoes.  Yesterday when I was grocery shopping at Publix I got so excited when I saw yellow tomatoes that I knew I HAD to make some caprese salad to at least take my mind and mouth to summer even if Mother Nature refused!!!  Since the yellow tomatoes are a bit pricey this time of year, I decided to scale back the salad a bit from a side dish (or in my case the full meal in the summer) to a little more of a snack.  Caprese isn’t really something that you can eat without a fork or some sort of skewer, so to make it a finger food snack, it needed a base.  The Rutherford & Meyer Gourmet Wafers that I found in the deli section were the perfect foundation for this savory snack!!! I thought about phyllo cups, but in the end they were a little flakier and heavier than I wanted for this crisp snack.  Summer tomatoes may still be a few months away, but this little snack sure did take me there for a minute!

Caprese Crackers

Yield: 4

Serving Size: 8 crackers

This is truly summer on a cracker!

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe yellow tomato, diced
  • 1 ripe red tomato, diced
  • 2 ounces fresh mozarella, chopped
  • Fresh basil, cut into small strips
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Aged Balsamic Vinegar
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 36 Rutherford & Meyer Garlic and Olive Oil Gourmet Wafers

Instructions

  1. In mixing bowl, combine yellow and red tomatoes, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper and chill in refrigerator for at least one hour. Top each wafer with a spoonful of tomato mixture, basil strip and mozzarella.
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 Light and crispy, these crackers make the perfect base for lots of pre-meal snacks without being too filling.

caprese crackersC Did you see that?!?! Yeah, I like that calorie count for sure!

 

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Comments

  1. Super cute! I love these little bites of deliciousness. :)

  2. This looks and sounds so yummy! What a delicious appetizer or snack.

    • Thanks, Rachel! I am completely obsessed with caprese and fresh tomatoes! I can’t wait for Summer!!! Thanks for stopping by!

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