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Tomatoes with melted gruyere and basil - Caprese Tomato Bites - on a white plate
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Caprese Tomato Bites

These Caprese Tomato Bites are a new twist on our favorite Caprese Salad with meltingly wonderful gruyere instead of mozzarella.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 5 Ingredient Chicken Caprese Salad, Caprese Salad, Caprese tomato bites, Easy Caprese Skewers
Servings: 10 Tomatoes
Calories: 39kcal
Author: Pam - Two Cups of Health


  • 5 Medium Tomatoes Prefer Campari
  • 2 oz Gruyere Cheese
  • 3 Large Basil leaves
  • 1 Tsp Olive oil
  • 1/4 Tsp Sea salt Prefer Himalayan Pink Sea Salt
  • 1/4 Tsp Pepper Freshly ground


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
  • Cut each tomato in half lengthwise and add them to a baking dish.
  • Slice Gruyere cheese into 1/4" by 1" slices and lay a slice on top of each tomato.
  • Stack basil leaves, roll them tightly like a cigar and slice into thin ribbons. Sprinkle basil over each tomato.
  • Lightly drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with sea salt and pepper.
  • Place into oven to bake for 20 minutes.


Calories: 39kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 80mg | Potassium: 150mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 570IU | Vitamin C: 8.4mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 0.2mg