caprese skewers


Categories: Appetizers, Posted by Sandy Bergsten - Comments (0)

Ingredients:

16-20 6-8-inch bamboo skewers

1 pint grape tomatoes, rinsed and patted dry

8 ounces bocconcini (small balls of fresh mozzarella in water), drained

24-30 fresh basil leaves

Salt and pepper

 

Directions:

Cut the grape tomatoes in half crosswise. Cut each of the small mozzarella balls in half crosswise also.

On each bamboo skewer thread one grape tomato half, then a mozzarella ballhalf so that the two halves create a sphere. Thread a small basil leaf or half of a large one folded over. Repeat with another tomato half, mozzarella ball half. Season with salt and pepper.

The skewers can be made a couple hours ahead of time, cover with a damp paper towel, then plastic wrap and refrigerate. Bring to room temp before serving.

 

Makes approximately 16-20 skewers

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