- 20 grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
- 20 fresh basil leaves
- 20 small balls fresh mozzarella cheese (often labeled bocconcini)
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
- 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 20 toothpicks
- Using a toothpick, spear a half of a tomato, a piece of basil, a mozzarella ball, and another half of a tomato. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Place on a serving dish and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Mix the vinegar and oil together in a small bowl to serve as a dipping sauce.