Best Caprese Skewers


These colorful caprese skewers with bite-sized portions of mozzarella, tomato, and basil make the perfect appetizer for holiday parties.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins


  • 20 grape tomatoes

  • 10 ounces mozzarella cheese, cubed

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil leaves, chopped

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1 pinch ground black pepper

  • 20 toothpicks


  1. Toss tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, olive oil, basil, salt, and pepper together in a bowl until well coated.

  2. Skewer one tomato and one piece of mozzarella cheese on each toothpick.

    close up on a bunch of caprese skewers
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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

104 Calories
7g Fat
2g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 104
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 179mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 7mg 33%
Calcium 225mg 17%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 102mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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