Polenta Caprese Canapés
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Slice-and-bake precooked polenta makes a wonderful, simple base for upscale appetizers.
cooking spray6 spray(s)
ready-to-eat polenta (in tube)18 oz, sliced into 18 rounds
fresh mozzarella cheese8 oz, sliced into 18 rounds
basil18 leaf/leaves, left whole or cut into ribbons
fresh cherry tomato(es)9 medium, halved
Store-bought balsamic glaze2 Tbsp
table salt1 pinch
black pepper1 pinch
- Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.
- Place polenta rounds in a single layer on prepared pan; lightly coat with cooking spray. Bake until golden brown, 12-15 minutes; let cool, 10-15 minutes.
- Top each polenta round with 1 slice mozzarella and some basil; top with a cherry tomato half.
- Drizzle canapés with balsamic glaze; season to taste.
- Serving size: 1 canapé