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Updated: Jan 14, 2019

A classic, easy appetizer that will add plenty of color and visual interest to any table

Think of a skewered take on the caprese salad classic that vegetarians and carnivores will both enjoy. This may be the easiest of the three recipes to whip up. I like to use a whole block of fresh mozzarella and break it into chunks rather than using the little balls that come in the liquid (somewhere, someone is whispering ‘that’s what she said’ while reading this). I feel like the block has a much better flavor and the torn pieces just visually look better in my humble opinion. For the tomatoes I'd suggest the mini heirloom version that are multicolored for additional visual interest. I’ve seen them at Trader Joe’s, Giant, Whole Foods and I’m sure other stores carry them.


  • Fresh Mozzarella (broken into bite size chunks)

  • Mini Heirloom Tomatoes (halved)

  • Fresh Basil (leaves removed from stem)

  • Balsamic Glaze (you can find this in a store, or make your own)

  • Skewers


  • Layer tomato, basil, and mozzarella in varying order on skewers

    • Arrange on platter and drizzle with balsamic glaze



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