Caprese Skewers Recipe (Quick Italian Salad)


These Caprese skewers are so cute and delicious! They are very easy to prepare, plus they look beautiful – making them a great addition to each party. Gluten free and quick to make – here is the recipe:

 

Ingredients:

  • cherry or grape tomatoes
  • mini mozzarella cheese balls (can use regular sized mozzarella ball cut into bite-sized pieces)
  • fresh basil leaves (if they are very large cut them in half)
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • ½ cup balsamic vinegar, to drizzle
  • Olive oil, to drizzle
  • Long toothpicks

 

Instructions:

  • Pour balsamic vinegar in a saucepan, on a high heat, and bring to boil. Then, lower to medium heat and simmer until you get a consistency of very thin maple syrup, around 8-10 minutes. Remove and apply into a bowl; allow to cool.
  • Cut tomatoes in 1/2. Thread a small mozzarella cheese ball, then basil leaf, and a tomato onto a wooden pick. Repeat the procedure. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, and drizzle cooled balsamic then a little bit of olive oil on top. Serve.

Buon Appetito!

 

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