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Caprese Skewers

Hot weather, good friends, late nights. Sounds like summer to me. Just like the tomatoes, basil, and mozzarella in these Caprese Skewers.
Course: Appetizer
Keyword: easy appetizer, party and entertaining, potluck recipe, summer
Servings: 8
Calories: 100kcal
Author: Jess Smith via Inquiring Chef
Cost: $4.00


  • 40 Toothpicks


  • 40 Cherry Tomatoes, cut in half (80 cherry tomatoes if using a very small variety)
  • 20 fresh Italian Basil Leaves, torn or cut in half
  • 1 ball Fresh Mozzarella, cut into 40 small cubes
  • good quality Balsamic Vinegar, for serving


  • To make the skewers, on each toothpick, skewer one half a cherry tomato, one half a leaf of Italian basil, and one cube fresh mozzarella, and finish it with another half a cherry tomato. Store in the refrigerator until ready to serve. Just before serving, drizzle with balsamic vinegar.


Calories: 100kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 187mg | Potassium: 210mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 659IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 154mg | Iron: 1mg