A delicious snack stack that will curb that hunger and give you a delicious treat. These keto cucumber Caprese bites are delightful! The subtly cheesy taste of mozzarella cheese combined with the flavorful tomatoes, cucumbers, along with basil all drizzled with balsamic vinegar will be a shock to your taste buds!
How do you eat Caprese?
These delicious stacks of cucumber, tomato, and mozzarella can be eaten as a quick snack or used as an appetizer when you have guests over.
You can eat this with your favorite keto-friendly meal. No matter how you eat Caprese, you’ll enjoy this lighter version of a Caprese salad in simple bite-size pieces.
Can I eat mozzarella on Keto?
A popular question that many have asked about the keto diet is, “can I eat mozzarella on keto”, the simple answer is yes!
You can eat cheese on the keto diet.
There are so many different kinds of cheese, and most are high in fat while staying low in carbs which makes mozzarella a great addition to add flavor to your keto cucumber Caprese bites without steering away from your keto diet restrictions.
How do I store keto cucumber Caprese bites?
If you want to have a way to grab-n-go these keto cucumber Caprese bites, you can easily slice up the tomato, cucumber, and mozzarella to store in individual airtight containers.
Place each ingredient in the fridge to pull out, stack up and enjoy during a busy day.
If you prefer to make your Caprese bites ahead of time as a stack, then you can do so but it won’t keep long in the fridge due to the tomato juice, so try to eat your pre-made keto cucumber Caprese bites within a few days.
Others have enjoyed changing up these keto cucumber Caprese bites with eggplant instead of cucumbers, but I enjoy the crunch of the cucumber.
This is a great way to get my Italian style flavor without all the other extras.
What is Caprese salad?
Caprese salad is an Italian salad that’s simple to make.
Usually, a Caprese salad will have sliced fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and sweet basil, seasoned with salt and olive oil.
This is meant to be matching to the colors of the Italian flag; green, white, and red.
As you can see below, these keto cucumber Caprese bites are a quicker version of the Caprese salad.
Less work to create lunch means more time with family or getting your work done during a busy day!
If you’re ready to make your own keto cucumber Caprese bites, then scroll down to find the easy to follow recipe.
There are only a few ingredients necessary, and I know I usually have all of these items on hand so it’s a great go-to keto-friendly option for lunch during my busier days.
Keto Cucumber Caprese Bites
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Net Carbs: 2 net carbs per serving
8 Thick slices of cucumber
4 oz. Fresh mozzarella cheese
4 Cherry tomatoes cut in half lengthwise
2 tbsp Fresh chopped basil
1 tbsp Balsamic vinegar
Salt and pepper to taste
1. Begin layering your cucumber caprese bites by placing a slice of cucumber on a plate.
2. Top the cucumber with a ½ oz. slice of mozzarella cheese.
3. Add half of a cherry tomato to the top of the cheese.
4. Sprinkle some salt and pepper over the tomato.
5. Drizzle some balsamic vinegar over the cucumber caprese bite.
6. Repeat steps 1-5 until you have finished making all 8 servings. Serve immediately, and refrigerate leftovers in an airtight container.