Sweet and Savory Caprese Stacks

Enjoy the fresh flavors of summer with these sweet and savory caprese stacks.  The sweetness of balsamic glaze and maple syrup is perfectly balanced with savory capicola, creamy Farmer's cheese, and fresh tomato, peaches, and basil.  Serve as a snack or appetizer!

Makes: 6 stacks


  • 12 thin slices capicola
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 large tomatoes, cut in 1/4 inch slices
  • 8 ounces Farmer's Cheese, cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 3 large peaches, pitted and cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic glaze
  • Pepper
  • Directions:
    1. Heat oven to 300°F. Line a 15 x 10-inch baking pan with parchment paper.
    2. Arrange capicola in a single layer on prepared pan, taking care to not overlap. Drizzle with maple syrup. Sprinkle with pepper. Bake for 15-17 minutes or until crisp.
    3. Place six tomato slices on a serving platter. Top with the farmers cheese, basil leaves, peach slices and capicola. Repeat layers on the stacks, starting with tomato slices.
    4. Drizzle with balsamic glaze. Season with pepper.


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