Fresh Caprese Skewers Appetizer
Capture the essence of Italian cuisine with our vibrant and elegant Caprese Skewers—an exquisite appetizer that celebrates the harmonious marriage of ripe cherry tomatoes, creamy fresh mozzarella, and aromatic basil. These bite-sized delights offer a burst of flavors and colors reminiscent of a classic Caprese salad, presented on skewers for a convenient and visually appealing treat. Drizzled with extra-virgin olive oil and balsamic glaze, these skewers are a testament to the simplicity and sophistication of Mediterranean-inspired cuisine, perfect for any gathering or special occasion.
24 cherry tomatoes
24 fresh mozzarella balls (miniature-sized)
24 fresh basil leaves
Balsamic glaze for drizzling
Extra-virgin olive oil for drizzling
Salt and black pepper, to taste
1. Prep the Ingredients:
Rinse the cherry tomatoes and pat them dry. Wash the fresh basil leaves and set them aside.
Drain any liquid from the fresh mozzarella balls.
2. Assemble the Skewers:
Take a bamboo skewer and start by threading a cherry tomato onto it.
Follow with a fresh basil leaf, then a mozzarella ball.
Repeat the process for all the skewers, or alternate the ingredients to create a colorful pattern.
3. Drizzle with Olive Oil:
Place the assembled skewers on a serving platter.
Drizzle extra-virgin olive oil over the skewers, allowing it to enhance the flavors.
4. Season with Salt and Pepper:
Season the skewers with a pinch of salt and a dash of black pepper to taste.
5. Drizzle with Balsamic Glaze:
Finish by drizzling balsamic glaze over the Caprese skewers. You can adjust the amount to your preference.
Arrange the Caprese Skewers on a serving platter and serve them immediately.
These Caprese Skewers are a delightful and visually appealing appetizer, perfect for parties, picnics, or any occasion. They capture the classic flavors of a Caprese salad in a convenient, bite-sized format. Enjoy the combination of sweet tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, aromatic basil, and tangy balsamic glaze!