Caprese Skewers

These Caprese Skewers are and easy way to serve Caprese Salad as an appetizer. Just thread cherry tomatoes, mozzarella balls and basil on to a toothpick and drizzle with balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Great to serve for summer parties, barbecues and game time.

Caprese Skewers | 2 Cookin Mamas Caprese Skewers are an easy way to serve Caprese Salad as an appetizer. Skewer cherry tomatoes, small mozzarella balls & basil on toothpicks then drizzle with balsamic & olive oil. Great for summer parties, barbecues and game time. #appetizers #easy #capresesalad #salad #tomatoes #mozzarella #basil #recipe #summer #gametime

Everyone loves a caprese salad but when you want to serve it as an appetizer it can be a little messy. Imagine holding a glass of wine, a small plate with the normal caprese salad, a knife and fork and, well, you get the picture. Here is a novel way to serve the salad in bite size form and it looks great on the serving dish too!

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Caprese Skewers
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 

These Caprese Skewers are and easy way to serve Caprese Salad as an appetizer. Just thread cherry tomatoes, mozzarella balls and basil on to a toothpick and drizzle with balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Great to serve for summer parties, barbecues and game time.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Keywords: caprese salad, tomato basil skewers
Servings: 12 appetizers
Calories: 73 kcal
Author: Linda Warren
Ingredients
  • 12 Cherry Tomatoes
  • 12 Bocconcini (Fresh Mozzarella Balls) use Buffalo mozzarella for GMO-free option
  • 12 Large Basil Leaves
  • Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar
  • Toothpicks
Directions
  1. Take a basil leaf and push the toothpick through one end of the leaf.
  2. Add the mozzarella ball then the tomato.
  3. Finish by spearing the other end of the basil leaf. If the leaf is not large enough, try putting just the mozzarella ball in-between the leaf or just use two leaves – put one on first, then the mozzarella, another leaf and then the tomato.
  4. When finished assembling appetizer, sprinkle a little olive oil and balsamic vinegar over them.
  5. Make at least 2 per person when determining quantities for a party.
Nutrition Facts
Caprese Skewers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 73 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 21mg 1%
Potassium 37mg 1%
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 2.1%
Vitamin C 4.8%
Calcium 10.2%
Iron 0.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

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Caprese Skewers are an easy way to serve Caprese Salad as an appetizer. Skewer cherry tomatoes, small mozzarella balls & basil on toothpicks then drizzle with balsamic & olive oil. Great for summer parties, barbecues and game time. #appetizers #easy #capresesalad #salad #tomatoes #mozzarella #basil #recipe #summer #gametime

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5 Comments

  • Reply
    whatjessicabakednext
    03/31/2014 at 12:07 pm

    I love caprese! Definitely a recipe to try!

    • Reply
      Linda Warren
      03/31/2014 at 12:16 pm

      It’s easy and never sticks around long at parties. Hope you enjoy!

  • Reply
    Corina
    03/30/2014 at 5:35 am

    I love the idea of putting a caprese salad on a stick. It’s a great idea for parties.

    • Reply
      Linda Warren
      03/30/2014 at 7:00 am

      I have done it for many a party and you are right – it is perfect and it is always a hit. Hope you enjoy.

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