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Tomato Lollies

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This recipe is another favorite from our Preschool Food Adventure. It is a fun introduction to trying a variety of tomatoes and provides a way for kids to be involved in creative preparation. These are perfect for packed lunches, after school snacks, and party appetizers.

Ingredients

Food
Amt
Units
Prep
Notes
2 pints cherry tomatoes, cut in half, lengthwise for preschoolers
cherry tomatoes
2
pints
cut in half, lengthwise for preschoolers
12 ounces fresh mozzarella or other mild cheese, cut into bite sized pieces or fun shapes
fresh mozzarella or other mild cheese
12
ounces
cut into bite sized pieces or fun shapes
2 bunches basil
basil
2
bunches
olive oil
olive oil
salt and pepper
salt and pepper
optional: balsamic vinegar
optional: balsamic vinegar

Method

Assemble lollies by alternating cheese pieces, tomatoes, and basil on small lollipop sticks or toothpicks. Arrange on a plate and drizzle with olive oil, pink Himalayan or sea salt, and cracked black pepper. Serve with optional balsamic dressing as a dip.

Prep time
15 min
Cook time
0 min
Yields/Serves:
12
Contains Dairy
Nutrition Information

Yum Ratings

😫😟😐😀😍 “I love tomatoes!” —Maggie, age 4
😫😟😐😀😍 “I love cheese, but I am still practicing tomatoes.” —Ollie, age 4
😫😟😐😀😍 “These are amazing!” —Rebecca, a grown up
😫😟😐😀😍 “They taste like summer!” —Debbie, a grown up