Marinated Mozzarella Bites

  • Yield: 15-20 1x


  • 8 ounce container cherry-sized mozzarella balls
  • 1520 basil leaves
  • 1 large pinch of cracked black pepper
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 thin slices prosciutto
  • 1520 cherry tomatoes
  • 1520 pitted kalamata olives
  • Balsamic vinegar for drizzling


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  2. Place mozzarella balls and half the water from the package in a medium bowl with olive oil.
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  4. Chop 5 basil leaves and mince garlic. Add minced garlic, chopped basil and pepper to mozzarella. Place mixture in the refrigerator overnight.
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  6. Cut prosciutto into 20-25 thin pieces. Cut the remaining basil leaves in half. Create mini skewers by putting one mozzarella ball, an olive, a cherry tomato, piece of prosciutto and half a basil leaf on a toothpick. Drizzle with olive oil.