Mozzarella and Tomato Appetizer Tray

  • Recipe By
  • Published Sep 11th
  • Ready In50m
  • Servings8
  • Calories246
I had to make something for a work function, so I created this simple platter of mozzarella and tomato slices topped with roasted red peppers and an herb mixture. Serve chilled with toothpicks or bread slices. Omit the capers or add black olives as desired.

Mozzarella and Tomato Appetizer Tray Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Mozzarella and Tomato Appetizer Tray for 8 servings:

  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 pinch dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon capers, drained
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • 2 tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1 (7 ounce) jar roasted red peppers, drained and julienned
  • crushed red pepper to taste

Mozzarella and Tomato Appetizer Tray Cooking Instructions

  • Prep20m
  • Cook-
  • Ready In50m

To cook Mozzarella and Tomato Appetizer Tray, you need about 20 minutes of preparation time. The following are the steps to cook Mozzarella and Tomato Appetizer Tray easily:

  1. 1 In a medium bowl, mix together parsley, basil, oregano, capers, garlic and olive oil.
  2. 2 On a serving platter, arrange mozzarella cheese slices and tomato slices in alternating layers. Top with roasted red peppers. Drizzle with the herb and olive oil mixture. Cover and chill in the refrigerator 30 minutes before sprinkling with crushed red pepper and serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 246 calories; 19.3 grams of fat; 4.2 grams of carbohydrates; 14.3 grams of protein; 36 milligrams of cholesterol; 721 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Feb 6th 2011

    Ok, so I changed this - I cut thin slices of a baguette and put the tomato on, then the mozerella and baked it in the oven at 350 until the cheese melted and then drizzled the ingredients ov ...

  2. Feb 28th 2010

    I made this for a party and the only thing I changed was I dribbled some balsamic vinegar over it.

  3. Sep 23rd 2008

    i think the mold monster got to my tomatoes prior to making this dish, but i couldn't swear to that because i was on some pretty jammin' pain killers. i also did not use fresh herbs because ...

  4. Sep 21st 2008

    Absolute, flat out perfection. My only criticism would be that using dried herbs would only detract from the sheer beauty and fresh flavor of this, so if at all possible, use fresh parsley, ...

  5. Nov 5th 2007

    I took this to a party and they quickly disappeared. I cubed the cheese to fit on toothpicks and just treaded all the ingredients starting with the caper,then half of a cherry tomato, red pe ...

  6. Aug 14th 2007

    I made individual stacks instead of a platter, I used fresh basil leaves (left them whole & layered them in the stacks but next time I'll chop it) & I'm out of roasted red pepper so ...

  7. Apr 22nd 2006

    I make this appy all the time, however, to make eating easier, I use mozarella balls instead of the slices. I normally just sprinkle the cheese and the peppers with Italian seasonings and dr ...

  8. Feb 15th 2005

    Pretty to look at and easy to prepare. I did use fresh mozzarella and basil but dried parsley. Also fresh ground pepper is a must. This is something that would be best served during summer w ...

  9. Dec 22nd 2004

    I threw this together for a Christmas party I had and it was SO good. It only took about 3 minutes to make and EVERYBODY thought it tasted delicious. I will definately make this again- eve ...