20 min serves 2-4

Balsamic Caprese Steak Bites

This recipe is a crowd pleaser! Enjoy at the beginning of your meal, as a side dish, or passed around at your next event. Easy to make ahead. Delicious warm or cold!

PREP: 5 min. ACTIVE: 10 min. PASSIVE: 5 min. DIFFICULTY Easy


  • 1 Pre top sirloin, room temperature
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 12 mini mozzarella balls
  • 12 small basil leaves
  • 6 cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 12 toothpicks
  1. Preheat cast-iron skillet to medium-high.
  2. Pat steak dry. Season with salt and oil.
  3. Sear top sirloin in the pan for 4 minutes on each side for medium-rare. Rest for 5 minutes.
  4. In a small saucepan, reduce balsamic by half. Stir in the honey until fully combined. Remove from heat.
  5. Cut steak into 12 half-inch cubes. Let marinate in balsamic while you assemble the other toothpicks.
  6. Assemble mozzarella, basil, tomato, marinated steak. Drizzle skewers with some of the balsamic dressing. Enjoy!
  7. Recipe by Chef Sarah Russo, @chefsarahrusso


Amount per 100g