Caprese Salad Appetizer Skewers

Caprese Salad Appetizer Skewers
This appetizer is beautiful, super tasty and easy to make. A classic combination of tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and basil. No-cooking required.   

Ingredients:
– Cherry or Grape tomatoes
– Fresh basil
– Fresh mozzarella  (bocconcini or ciliegine – drained; or you can use whole piece of mozzarella)
– Balsamic vinegar
– Extra virgin olive oil
– Freshly ground black pepper
– Toothpicks

Instructions
1. Wash tomatoes, cut them in a half. Some of my tomatoes were pretty big, so I had to cut them in three pieces.

 Caprese Salad Appetizer Skewers

 2. Cut balls of mozzarella in a half or cut whole piece of mozzarella into bite-size pieces.

3. Rinse and dry basil leaves.

 Caprese Salad Appetizer Skewers

3. Skewer onto a toothpick half of tomato, mozzarella, basil leaf (if the leaf is large, you can fold it in a half) and half of tomato.

4. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Sprinkle with freshly ground black pepper.

 Caprese Salad Appetizer Skewers

 Caprese Salad Appetizer Skewers

You can make these skewers ahead and store in refrigerator. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and olive oil before serving.Enjoy!!!

 Caprese Salad Appetizer Skewers

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