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Mediterranean Tomato Bites Recipe

Mediterranean Tomato Bites Recipe

My friend Mary served these lovely appetizers at a summer gathering several years ago, and I adapted it a bit to my taste. It's a great August recipe when tomatoes and herbs are at their freshest! —Susan Wilson, Milwaukee, WI
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:32 servings


  • 1 package (17.3 ounces) frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Gouda cheese
  • 6 plum tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/4 cup pitted ripe olives, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • Minced fresh basil and oregano


  • 1. Unfold puff pastry; cut each sheet into 16 squares. Transfer squares to greased baking sheets. Sprinkle with Gouda cheese; top with tomatoes, olives and feta cheese.
  • 2. Bake at 400° for 14-18 minutes or until golden brown; sprinkle with herbs. Serve warm or at room temperature.
    Freeze option: Cover and freeze assembled unbaked squares on waxed paper-lined baking sheets until firm. Transfer to freezer containers, separating layers with waxed paper; return to freezer. To use, remove pastries from freezer 30 minutes before baking and place on greased baking sheets. Bake and serve as directed. Yield: 32 appetizers.

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer equals 106 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 136 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer