Strawberry Balsamic Flatbread

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Strawberry Balsamic Flatbread

I’m all about simple, healthy food recipes, especially when entertaining and definitely when it’s nice outside. Serving guests delicious recipes with fresh ingredients is the perfect way to make them feel at home. That’s why I love this recipe for Strawberry Balsamic Flatbread. It always gets rave reviews – your guests will flip for it’s flavor!

Easy Summer Appetizers are definitely something I look forward to each year!

This Strawberry Balsamic Flatbread with Mozzarella comes together in about 10 minutes, but tastes amazing with ripe strawberries marinated in balsamic vinegar. We often serve this recipe and my Easy Homemade Hummus when we need some quick and healthy appetizers. Yum-mo!

We serve this flatbread throughout the summer since it’s light and pairs well with other appetizers, drinks or snacks. Sometimes I make it for lunch because it’s so simple and not too filling. It’s like a little Strawberry Balsamic Pizza!

To make the Strawberry Balsamic Flatbread as healthy as possible, I use whole wheat flatbread, but it’s great with regular as well.

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Tips for Making Strawberry Balsamic Flatbread

A fancy little trick I learned a while back is to chiffonade fresh basil. (I love saying that word, it’s so pretty!) This is accomplished by stacking the basil leaves, rolling them tightly, then slicing the leaves perpendicular to the roll into tiny strips with a sharp knife. The delicate strips remain bright green and full of flavor, plus, they look beautiful when incorporated into your spring and summer dishes!

Fresh basil for making Strawberry Balsamic Flatbread

Using the best aged balsamic vinegar you can find makes a huge difference. The flavor is rich and elevates any dish. We can really taste the difference. Inexpensive balsamic vinegar just doesn’t measure up.

You can make your strawberry marinade ahead of time and then assemble right before you want to serve.

This recipe is best served right after it’s made.

Fresh cut strawberries mixed with fresh basil.

The variations for this recipe are endless. You could add sweet onions to the marinade or top with any variety of cheese. A little soft goat cheese would be wonderful.

Whole wheat flatbread topped with mozzarella cheese.

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Strawberry Balsamic Flatbread is an easy recipe with lots of sweet and savory flavors. The perfect summer appetizer or snack!

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Strawberry Balsamic Flatbread

Strawberry Balsamic Flatbread is an easy recipe with lots of sweet and savory flavors.  The perfect summer appetizer or snack!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Resting Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Servings 6
Calories 78kcal
Author Erin Henry

Ingredients

  • 2 flatbreads
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 3/4 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • Fresh basil

Instructions

  • Wash and slice strawberries. Slice or chiffonade basil leaves.
  • Place strawberries, basil and balsamic vinegar in bowl to marinate while you prepare the flatbread.
  • Place 1/4 cup of mozzarella on each flatbread. Broil in oven until slightly brown. Let cool for a few minutes.
  • Place marinated strawberries and basil on top of flatbread. Add more basil for garnish if desired.
  • Slice and enjoy!

Notes

Cut each flatbread into six slices. 

Nutritional information is approximate and was calculated using a recipe nutrition label generator.

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Nutrition

Calories: 78kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 120mg | Potassium: 69mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1.3% | Vitamin C: 12.8% | Calcium: 5.5% | Iron: 3.3%

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This recipe originally appeared on Somewhat Simple

Can you believe how easy that is? A effortless appetizer or light lunch recipe that’s tasty, healthy and looks gorgeous on your table. What better way to enjoy summer entertaining and fresh strawberries!

 

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