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Canada Day Tomato and Bocconcini Cheese Appetizer (or Salad)

If you're looking for a red and white side-dish to add to your July 1st festivities, this red and white Tomato and Bocconcini Cheese appetizer is perfect for Canada Day. The tomato and bocconcini combo makes a striking salad or appetizer. It’s super-easy to make, and the fresh herbs and fresh tomatoes shout “summer”!

Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins

5 minutes and 5 ingredients this dish makes an easy appetizer or salad for your summer entertaining.


2 tbsp olive oil
20 bocconcini balls (small mozzarella balls
20 cherry tomatoes or grape tomatoes
40 small basil leaves
sprinkling of sea salt
optional: 1 tbsp chopped chives and/or 2 tbsp chopped parsley


Slice tomatoes and bocconcini balls in half and place in a bowl
Drizzle with olive oil
Add chopped basil to bowl
Sprinkle with salt
Toss gently and transfer to pretty serving bowl

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